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.
Austin Rivers, the No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2011, will visit Kansas Oct. 22.
“Yes,” he said by text.
Rivers has narrowed his list to North Carolina (Oct. 1), Duke (Oct. 15) and Kansas.
Carolina head coach Roy Williams and Kansas coach Bill Self have been in the home for visits, while Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski comes to dinner tonight (Tuesday).
“They’re coming for dinner tonight,” Rivers said. “I’m real excited. It’s going to be cool.”
WROTEN HOSTS PITINO
Seattle Garfield guard Tony Wroten confirmed that Louisville head coach Rick Pitino comes in Tuesday night for an in-home.
He said he’s considering Louisville, Washington, Kentucky, Villanova, UConn and Seattle.
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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.
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