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Desmond Hubert, a 6-9 forward from New Egypt, N.J. High, has trimmed his list to five schools.
Hubert is considering Villanova, Princeton, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and Maryland, he confirmed by text.
His only official so far will be to Maryland over Halloween weekend. Seton Hall Prep point guard Sterling Gibbs, who has committed to Maryland, will also visit that weekend.
Ohio State is no longer on his list after the Buckeyes got commitments from LaQuinton Ross and Sam Thompson.
The news was first reported by Alex Kline at The Recruit Scoop.
FREE THROWSRodney Hood ’11, a 6’7 small forward from Mississippi, is on an official visit to Louisville this weekend, per Kline…Michael Chandler, a 6-10 center from Indianapolis; Ryan Boatright, a 6-1 point guard from Aurora, Ill.; and Tyler Harris, a 6-7 forward from Dix Hills, N.Y. will all visit Providence next weekend for Midnight Madness, per Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. Markus Crider, a 6-foot-6 forward from Dayton, Ohio, is on campus this weekend….Deion Giddens ’11, a 6’9 forward from Arizona, has verbally committed to Cornell, per Kline…St. Benedict’s guard Vaughn Gray is on his official to Siena this weekend and goes to George Mason next weekend…
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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.