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Thursday / October 19.
  • Jarrett Mann Update

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    Jarrett_mannSeton Hall is one of several schools interested in 6-6, 210-pound small forward Jarrett Mann of Blair Academy.

    Mann committed to Stanford but is now waiting to see whom the school hires as its new coach to replace the departed Trent Johnson. Former Knicks coach Larry Brown reportedly turned the job down.

    “They’re waiting to see,” Blair coach Joe Mantegna said of Mann and his family and advisers. “(Stanford) is hopefully going to have soembody hired this weekend. They’re going to wait to see whos’ hired and then go from there.”

    Seton Hall, Virginia, Georgia Tech and Penn State are among those interested in Mann.

    “Several schools contacted me,” Mann said. “I’m not exactly sure what I’m going to do now. I’m just waiting for the new coach to see if I’m going to de-commit or get out of my Letter (of Intent).”

    Mann chose Stanford over Virginia Tech, Virginia, Wake Forest and Penn State, among others.

    “I’m looking everywhere right now, I’m going to keep it open,” Mann said.

    “(Stanford) has allowed people to reach out to contact him and me and his AAU guys,” Mantegna said. “It’s hard for anybody to really offer. Hopefully somebody’s going to get hired at Stanford and Jarrett’s just going to go.”   

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.