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.
By JACK LeGWINAlgevon Eichelberger has committed to DePaul, following his recent visit.
“I am blessed & honored to say I have verbally committed to DePaul to further my education and my basketball career,” Eichelberger tweeted.
The 6-foot-7 power forward from La Lumiere (Ind.) should be able to contribute in some capacity right away, especially on the boards.
“With Al you get instant toughness and production,” La Lumiere coach Shane Heirman said. “He is the ultimate competitor and is going to show up every day to get better.”
Eichelberger is the second commit for the Blue Demons in the class of 2016, joining Devin Gage.
He also had offers from Detroit, Nicholls State and Northern Illinois.
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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.