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.
Tyler Ennis, one of the top 2013 point guards, will visit Syracuse unofficially Feb. 11 for the UConn game, his father told SNY.tv.
The 6-foot-3 Ennis is considering Syracuse, along with Kansas, Arizona, Louisville, Georgia Tech, Memphis and others.
Ennis and his father, Tony McIntyre of CIA Bounce, are in the midst of planning February visits to Arizona and Louisville.
“I’m interested in all of them,” Ennis recently told SNY.tv.
UConn assistant Kevin Ollie was also at St. Benedict’s Friday for Ennis and 6-2 freshman Isaiah Briscoe, who is considering the Huskies, Syracuse and others.
Ennis is the floor general of a St. Benedict’s team ranked No. 14 in the Five Star Basketball power rankings.
St. Ben’s coach Mark Taylor said he thinks Ennis is among the best point guards in the nation.
“I do,” he said. “I think definitely [among] juniors, maybe even [among] seniors].”
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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.