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.
Savior Akuwovo, the 6-foot-9 big man from St. Anthony’s, has been piling up offers since joining the Team Rio AAU program.
Akuwovo now has offers from Seton Hall, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest, Brown, Columbia, Penn, Colgate, Monmouth, Robert Morris, Eastern Kentucky, while Rutgers and Maryland are showing interest.
Akuwovo is also in the process of choosing a new high school, with the impending closure of St. Anthony’s, as I wrote in this New York Times piece.
Akuwovo is considering the Ranney (N.J.) School, which features, 2019 stars Bryan Antoine and Scottie Lewis, and the Lawrenceville School, among others.
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.