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Wednesday / November 14.
  • By JACOB POLACHECK

    Cole Anthony, the 6-foot-3 combo guard from Archbishop Molloy (NY) High School, will transfer to Oak Hill (VA) Academy for his senior season.

    “We’re deciding to attend Oak Hill Academy,” he said on ESPNU.

    Chandler Lawson Cam Thomas, Lynn GreerTobias Rotegard and fellow New York City prep star Kobi Cockburn will also join Anthony at Oak Hill next year.

    “We are so excited that Cole will be joining the Oak Hill basketball family,” Oak Hill head coach Steve Smith told ZAGSBLOG Saturday. “We have a long history of outstanding point guards who have played for us,”  “Nine have gone on to play in the NBA. I think Cole has the potential to be the next great one.”

    “I love his ability to create for his teammates and himself,” he said. “He has tremendous court vision and a great feel for making the right plays. “

    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Josiah James, the 6-foot-5 point guard from Charleston (S.C.) Porter-Gaud School who won a gold medal with the USA at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship, will visit Duke next month.

    “I’m setting up a lot of unofficial visits before I go on official visits to schools,” he told Rivals.com. “I’ll probably cut it down to five before I take official visits and that will probably be mid-August. I know I’ll be at Duke on Aug. 11 and 12.”

    James is down to Arizona, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Kansas, Michigan State, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    After recently Tweeting out a list of his top eight schools, Mark “Rocket” Watts now says his list is fluid.

    The 6-foot-2, 180-pound point guard from The Family Detroit and Detroit (MI) Old Redford initially Tweeted a list of UConn, Florida State, Michigan, Michigan State, Louisville, Missouri, Oregon and Xavier.

    “I put out a top eight, but my parents weren’t involved in that so it was kind of an unofficial list,” Watts told Rivals.com in Las Vegas. “I’m still going through the process and open to everybody.”

    Watts said he will huddle with his parents and set up some visits soon.