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.
Aaron Gordon and Dakari Johnson, two of the top uncommitted prospects in the Class of 2013, will draw some big-name programs on Tuesday.
Arizona coach Sean Miller is expected to watched the 6-foot-9 Gordon at San Jose (Calif). Archbishop Mitty, according to Mitty coach Tim Kennedy. Washington coach Lorenzo Romaro was in last week to see Gordon, who is also considering Kentucky.
Mitty will face Travis (TX) High Thursday night on ESPN in a game that may not feature Kentucky-bound point guard Andrew Harrison, who is doubtful for the game with a calf injury.
“We’re excited for the game,” Kennedy told SNY.tv. “They’ve got a great team and Aaron is looking forward to going up against the Harrison twins.”
Meantime, coaches from Georgetown, Missouri and Kentucky are expected today at Montverde (Fla) Academy to watch 6-11 big man Dakari Johnson, his mother told SNY.tv.
Johnson, who reclassified to 2013 from 2014, is considering those schools along with Syracuse, Florida, Ohio State and Kansas.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was recently in to watch him, as were Kentucky coach John Calipari and assistants Orlando Antigua and Kenny Payne.Makini Campbell, Johnson’s mom, broke down the various schools in this recent interview.
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.
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He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.