Brother of current Louisville basketball star set to make decision

Chris Mack the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Chris Mack the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) /

The Louisville basketball team could be adding a familiar last name to their commitment list soon.

One of the biggest surprises of the early college basketball season for the Louisville basketball team has been true freshman Dre’ Davis. The 6’5″ guard-forward has been impressing on both ends of the floor and is a young star in Chris Mack’s system that is playing a similar role to former Cardinal Dwayne Sutton.

What if I told you he has a little brother that is surging as a Class of 2022 basketball recruit?

Dre’s younger sibling Tae is a 6’6″ four-star small forward who plays at Warren Central High in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tae is set to make his commitment this upcoming weekend on Saturday, Dec. 5 and the Cardinals are in the final six schools.

Tae is ranked as the No. 131 overall player nationally and the No. 30 ranked small forward in the 2022 class, according to 247 Sports. Dre’ was ranked very similarly coming out of high school.

This would not just be a “take” for Chris Mack and staff because he is the brother of Dre. Tae is a legitimate prospect who just so happens to be the little brother of a budding Louisville star.

Dre and Tae played together at Lawrence Central during the 2019 season with Dre a senior and Tae a sophomore. Tae wore the No. 13 jersey and Dre 14.

Since, Tae has moved on to Warren Central to continue playing his junior year and beyond.

Davis averaged 10.9 points and 4.7 rebounds as a sophomore for Lawrence Central in 2019.

As a player, Tae plays a very similar game to his brother. He is a lanky 6’6″ that has room to grow into his frame in the same ways that Dre was able to in the months before his freshman year.

From this video, Tae clearly is a good spot-up shooter and while he is not the most athletic player on the face of the planet, he looks like he has a lot of ability as a shooter and defender. It’s reasonable to assume that the two of them will have a similar kind of role with the same kind of mindset for whichever team Tae ends up with.

As for which team he may end up with, it is looking very good for the Cardinals who own 100 percent of the crystal ball predictions on 247 Sports.

Davis will not be able to sign his national letter of intent until late 2021 being just a junior, but a commitment to the Cardinals would make a lot of sense with his brother’s success and the proximity he would have to his hometown.

This would be Louisville first commitment in the 2022 class.

We will keep you updated here with what Davis decides and when that happens.

The only thing left to do is dream of what it could be like with the Davis brothers suited up on a basketball court together in cardinal red.

Next. Dre Davis has earned his "warrior" status. dark