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.
Mitchell will visit Rutgers May 5-7, immediately following his visit to Seton Hall the weekend of May 2.
As first reported Friday by ZAGSBLOG, the 6-foot-7 Mitchell is no longer considering St. John’s and will decide between Rutgers and Seton Hall. Both schools have offered.
“It’s really those two,” Herb Mitchell, Jonathan’s uncle, said Friday. “We’re going into it with our eyes open and we’re taking it from there.”
Mitchell, a former Mr. Basketball in New York State while at Mount Vernon, will have to sit out next season after transferring from Florida.
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.