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Thursday / May 19.
  • St. John’s in Mix for French Star Barry

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    Having already landed Los Angeles senior wing Dwayne Polee, St. John’s now appears to be in the mix for another highly touted recruit from California.

    Remi Barry, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound France native with NBA potential, is considering the Johnnies along with UCLA and Arizona State.

    Doc Haynes, Barry’s AAU coach with the YBA Dawgs, says UConn and Wake Forest have also expressed interest, but St. John’s is the leader.

    “Right now he’s considering St. John’s as the frontrunner,” Haynes said Monday in a phone interview from Sacramento, Calif.

    Read the full story at SNY.

    (Photo courtesy YBA Dawgs)

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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.