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Seton Hall Waiting on Hall, Dixon; Pickett to Manhattan
Seton Hall has high hopes that either Ferrakohn Hall or Cliff Dixon will announce soon and add to is frontcourt depth.
Hall, 6-8, 210-pound forward from Memphis White Station High School , will announce his decision on Friday at his school. Jerry Meyer of Rivals says Hall will select either Baylor, Seton Hall or UAB.
Dixon, a 6-9, 210-pound forward out of Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College pictured above, visited Seton Hall last weekend with Hall.
He is headed to Western Kentucky for an official visit Friday and also plans to visit Missouri and Memphis.
“I gotta keep my options open,” he told me last week. “I’m going to make a decision after my last visit.”
Manhattan coach Barry “Slice” Rohrssen scored a major coup when he landed point guard Rico Pickett, who spent a year at Alabama before playing at Miami-Dade.
“I wanted to go to a school where it would be based around me as the point guard,” Pickett told the Times Daily.
The 6-4, 170-pound Pickett was ranked as the No. 12 point guard in the Class of 2007 by Rivals.
Florida and UConn were also recruiting Pickett and he had been scheduled to visit UConn this weekend.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, 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.