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Friday / August 19.
  • USA 2010 Downs Canada at adidas Nations; Harkless Visits St. John's

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    Ohio State commit Jared Sullinger led Team USA 2010 with 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Americans downed Canada 85-83 Saturday in the adidas Nations title game in Dallas.

    Josh Smith added 11 points and Jordan McRae and Justin Martin tallied 10 apiece.

    Cory Joseph and Brady Heslip combined for 58 points for Canada, with Joseph dropping a game-high 33 and Heslip adding 23.

    In the consolation game, Team USA 2011 downed Europe 58-55 behind LeBryan Nash’s 14 points and 12 rebounds and Marquis Teague’s 12.

    Hristo Zahariev had 16 for Europe.

    Read the recruiting scoop from adidas Nations here.

    HARKLESS VISITED ST. JOHN’S

    Maurice Harkless, a 6-7 junior wing out of Forest Hills High in Queens, and advisor Nathan Blue took an  unofficial visit to St. John’s University last week.

    “We had a long conversation with Head Coach Norm Roberts and feel confident that St. John’s is going to be in the running for Maurice,” Blue said.

    “We will re-visit St. John’s in the near future with his mother Rosa Harkless, and Forest Hills Head Coach Ben Chobhaphand. We also are in  the process of visiting Seton Hall, UConn, Hofstra, and Florida State in the next month.”

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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.