Former Port Arthur Memorial High School guard J'Covan Brown will begin classes at the University of Texas June 9 according to his father. Johnny Ray Brown told FOX 26 Sports Monday his son, a highly sought after basketball player, is academically eligible and is ready to play for the Longhorns beginning with the 2009-2010 season.Per FOX 26 Houston. I think we'll believe it when it happens. HT: Barking Carnival [GhostofBigRoy] - jc25 is certainly right to point out that this is not a done deal -- the NCAA Clearinghouse has not yet cleared Brown and his father is not a particularly reliable source. Johnny Ray says that receiving confirmation from the Clearinghouse is a simple "formality," but once again, the elder Brown has not been reliable throughout this process.