North Hills’ Royce Parham commits to Marquette

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 3:54 PM

North Hills junior Royce Parham, one of the WPIAL’s top college basketball recruits, committed Wednesday to Marquette.

The 6-foot-8 forward announced his commitment on Twitter. His other finalists were Pitt, Penn State and Xavier. has rated him as a four-star prospect and ranked him 82nd overall nationally among 2024 graduates.

Parham averaged 29 points and 12 rebounds this past winter for North Hills. He scored a career-high 47 points in one game and finished his junior year with more than 1,500 career points.

His mother, Kim (Calhoun) Parham, played college basketball at Penn State.

Chris Harlan is a TribLive reporter covering sports. He joined the Trib in 2009 after seven years as a reporter at the Beaver County Times. He can be reached at


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