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Monday / January 21.
  • Kadeem Jack Has a Top Four

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    Kadeem Jack has a top four and says he hopes to decide in the next three weeks.

    “It’s Arkansas, Miami, Rutgers and West Virginia,” the 6-foot-9, 219-pound Jack said Sunday by phone.

    Jack has already visited all four schools but said he’s “setting up” some visits and hopes to decide by Sept. 1, before he heads off to South Kent (Conn.)

    “I kind of want to get it over with,” he said.

    The story was first reported by NBE Report.


    JaKarr Sampson of St. Vincent-St. Mary visited Brewster (N.H.) Academy on Sunday and is considering spending his senior year there, according to Don Anderson, his AAU coach. Anderson said Sampson’s current college list includes St. John’s, Tennessee, Kansas, Baylor and Louisville and added that “Marquette may be joining the party because Michigan State is out.”…Chicago guard Phil Greene will take an unofficial to St. John’s Monday and Tuesday…Rutgers’ F Jonathan Mitchell had 28 points & 20 rebounds for the Eastern All-Stars in a 115-93 victory over the Grand Bahamas All-Stars on Saturday. Joe Mazzulla of West Virginia had 24 pts and Hofstra’s Cornelius Vines had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Eastern All-Stars…6-9 rising junior Neville Fincher is transferring to St. Benedict’s from St. Anthony per Alex Kline.

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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.