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, Duke the latest to show interest in Kahlil Whitney
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Kentucky has already landed one player from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School.
Now they may be targeting another.
After landing Isaiah Briscoe several years ago, Kentucky is now showing interest in Kahlil Whitney, the 6-foot-6, 200-pound small forward from Roselle Catholic and the Chicago-based Mac Irvin Fire.
Kentucky coach John Calipari watched Whitney and Mac Irvin Fire on Thursday in Milwaukee, as reported by ZAGSBLOG contributor Sean Bock.
“I talked to coach (John) Calipari once and he talked to my family and I have talked to them about it,” Whitney told Rivals.com. “He said that he would love to have me on campus. I don’t know when I want to take an official or an unofficial, I’m not sure. But, I’ll be talking to my parents about that.”
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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.