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Millions to watch Beckenham schoolboy play in final four of college basketball championship

PUBLISHED: 13:56 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:55 28 March 2017

Kavell Bigby-Williams #35 of the Oregon Ducks attempts a shot against the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kavell Bigby-Williams #35 of the Oregon Ducks attempts a shot against the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The NCAA Championship semi-finals are this weekend

Dylan Ennis #31 and Kavell Bigby-Williams #35 of the Oregon Ducks react against the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at Sprint Center on March 25, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Dylan Ennis #31 and Kavell Bigby-Williams #35 of the Oregon Ducks react against the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional at Sprint Center on March 25, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A Bromley basketball prodigy is set to play in front of millions of fans this weekend.

Kavell Bigby-Williams will be playing in the NCAA Championship, which pits the 68 top basketball colleges in the US against one another.

The former Harris Academy Beckenham student has made the last four of the tournament with his college, the Oregon Ducks.

Millions of fans tune in each year to the tournament, nicknamed March Madness, which offers an opportunity for athletes to showcase their talent to NBA teams and professional teams across the globe.

The hotly-tipped 6ft 11 forward has already received call ups to the England U18 and U20 squad, and is just one step away from the Championship game.

Oregan will face North Carolina in the final four, which is being streamed live on ESPN player.

Tip off for the match is April 1 at 1.50am.


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