One-on-one with Arizona guard KJ Lewis ahead of freshman season


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – To say the least, it’s been a whirlwind year for Arizona freshman guard KJ Lewis.

A four-star recruit ranked in the top-100 of the Class of 2023 for the majority of his high school career, Lewis played the first three years of high school at Chapin in El Paso, leading the Huskies to the Sweet 16 in 2021 and 2022.

From there, the 6’4 guard made the biggest move of his young life so far, to play his senior season at Duncanville High School in the Dallas Metroplex. Duncanville is a perennial state and national power, but things didn’t go entirely how Lewis envisioned them when he left Chapin.

After the UIL ruled that the team played an ineligible player during the 2021-22 season, the Panthers’ 2022 state title was stripped by the UIL. Subsequently, head coach David Peavy was suspended for the season and the school district made the decision to hold the team out of the 2022-23 playoffs, despite being ranked No. 2 in the nation at the…



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