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Sunday / October 21.
  • McGary Has No Plans to Commit Soon

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    Mitch McGary says on his ESPN.com blog that he has no plans to commit anytime soon after taking a trio of official visits to Michigan, North Carolina and Duke.

    “I definitely don’t see myself committing any time soon,” McGary said. “I just want to make sure that I’m making the right decision so the plan is to take my time.”

    The 6-foot-10 Brewster (N.H.) Academy forward said he hosted Billy Donovan of Florida Monday and that coaches from Carolina will be in today (Wednesday) and Duke coaches come Thursday.

    Seems like Donovan is good at showing tape of how potential targets might fit in. Kyle Anderson’s father said the Florida coach showed them tape of players similar to Anderson whom Donovan coached, and McGary said the same thing.

    “They showed me some tape of some former guys who played my position so I liked that,” he said.

    McGary can take a total of six official visits because he’s a postgrad, according to Brewster coach Jason Smith.

    With three down, he could still take three more.

    “I still want to go to Kentucky, Maryland and Florida, but I’m not sure that I’ll get to those schools just yet,” McGary wrote. “I’d like to get there, but we’ll just have to see.”

    (Photo courtesy Steve Johnson / ESPN Rise)

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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.