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Son of former Syracuse basketball great Billy Owens to join team

Chaz Owens, the son of former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball great Billy Owens (1988-1991), will join the team for the 2020-21 season, Syracuse Athletics announced.

The younger Owens played high school basketball in Pennsylvania. He’s a 6-foot-5 wing coming off of a post-graduate year at Scotland Campus. According to Mike Waters of Syracuse.com, Owens enrolled at Syracuse and began taking classes on Monday. He’s expected to take the final scholarship spot for the 2020-21 season.

Billy Owens was on the Big East first team his sophomore and junior seasons at Syracuse, and was a first team All American and the Big East Player of the Year his junior season.

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