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Saturday / December 15.
  • No. 1 Recruit James Wiseman commits to Memphis, what’s next for Kentucky?

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    James Wiseman, the No. 1 high school basketball recruit in the country, announced his commitment to Memphis on Tuesday afternoon on ESPN.

    The 7-foot left-handed big man chose Penny Hardaway and the hometown Tigers over Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky and Vanderbilt. Wiseman is the projected No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, per ESPN.

    “After long thoughtful consideration, I will be attending the University of…..Memphis,” he said as he pulled out a toy white unicorn with a Memphis logo on it.

    Click here for the full story on FloHoops.com.

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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.