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.
Kentucky extended a scholarship offer to Bol Bol, the 7-foot-1 Class of 2018 power forward from Santa Ana (CA) Mater Dei.
“Yeah [it] happened [Monday] night and I felt crazy,” Bol told ZAGSBLOG. “I never thought it would happen.”
Bol, the son of former NBA big man Manute Bol, also holds offers from the likes of Arizona, Kansas, Oregon, UCLA, USC and St. John’s. Ranked the No. 6 power forward in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports.com, Bol is averaging over 25 points and nine rebounds per game on the Nike EYBL circuit.
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.