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.
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Great day for Steve Alford. Gets Aaron Holiday and Thomas Welsh back at UCLA. Have another loaded recruiting class too.
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Andrew Wiggins, the top high school prospect in America, will visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness Oct. 12.
The news was first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com, but Huntington Prep coach Rob Fulford told SNY.tv that Wiggins actually told Kentucky he would visit “three weeks ago.”
Wiggins will join 2013 commit Derek Willis, uncommitted 2013 forward Marcus Lee and 2014s Cliff Alexander and JaQuan Lyle, and potentially others, including uncommitted 2013 wing James Young, for the event.
The 6-foot-8 Wiggins has yet to officially announce whether or not he will reclassify to 2013 from 2014.
He is expected to meet with his parents relatively soon to make the decision.
He has long said that Kentucky and Florida State — alma mater of his parents — are recruiting him the hardest.
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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 whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
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.