Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Kevin Thomas, a 6-foot-7, 205-pound senior power forward from Creedmoor, N.C. Christian Faith Academy, will announce Texas as his college choice on Thursday, according to Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop.
Thomas, who averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks as a senior, also considered N.C. State, Wake Forest, New Mexico and Seton Hall.
Thomas is Canadian and the last three McDonald’s All-Americans from Canada — Tristan Thompson, Cory Joseph and Myck Kabongo, have all committed to Texas.
He joins Jonathan Holmes, Julien Lewis and Sheldon McClellan in Texas’ 2011 recruiting haul.
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.