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Thursday / February 22.
  • Gibbs Enjoyed Texas Visit; UConn Could Be Next

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    By ALEX KLINE & ADAM ZAGORIA

    Fresh off his visit to Texas, Sterling Gibbs enjoyed himself and said he and incoming point guard Myck Kabongo could share the floor general duties.

    “The visit went really well,” Gibbs said Monday. “It was a smooth transition and I’ve known coach [Rob] Lanier since his days at Florida.”

    Lanier reached out to the Gibbs family after leaving Florida for Texas.

    Texas has Kabongo coming in, but Gibbs said the two could work together in the backcourt.

    UConn and UCLA are the latest schools to offer Gibbs, and he may visit UConn after taking his final exams this week.

    The current live period ends May 19, but Gibbs could make his decision anytime over the spring or summer.

    The Huskies visited President Obama Monday at the White House.

    Gibbs, a senior at Seton Hall Prep, obtained his release from Maryland last week, along with Baltimore City shooting guard Nick Faust.

    Martin Breunig, another Maryland signee, has also received his release and will soon compile a list of schools, per Bryan Clayton of St. John’s Northwest Military Academy.

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    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.