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.
NEW YORK, NY – One of the first things Tyreke Evans did after committing to Memphis on Wednesday was to reach out to two of the top uncommitted members of the Class of 2008.
Upon coming to New York, Evans spoke with both Devin Ebanks and Wesley Witherspoon during preparations for Saturday night’s Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden. Both players are considering Memphis and both will visit the school within the next few weeks.
“After I announced I came up here and talked to Ebanks and he said he’s going to think about it and sit on it and see where he wants to go,” the 6-foot-5 Evans out of Aston (Pa.) American Christian said during a practice session Thursday at Sports Club/LA in Manhattan.
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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.