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Tuesday / October 23.
  • 2019 guard Al-Amir Dawes to announce Thursday

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Al-Amir Dawes, the 6-foot-2 combo guard from The Patrick School (N.J.) and the NJ Playaz, will announce his college choice on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at his high school.

    Ranked the No. 13 combo guard nationally by 247Sports.com, Dawes now¬†lists a top four of St. John’s, Seton Hall, Providence and Clemson after eliminating TCU, UConn, La Salle and Wichita State.

    He has recently taken officials to St. John’s, Clemson and Providence. Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard had a home visit with him Tuesday and Dawes also spent part of the day on campus. St. John’s coach Chris Mullin is due in Wednesday.

    He averaged 15.5 points and 4.3 assists this summer with the Playaz.

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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.