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Sunday / April 21.
  • Long Journey for Kone — and his NLI — to Rutgers

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    Malick Kone’s National Letter of Intent will travel half way around the globe and back before he officially joins Rutgers’ heralded 2011 recruiting class sometime next week.

    Kone, a 6-foot-5, 194-pound wing, is a native of the African nation of Guinea.

    In order for his paperwork to be processed, Rutgers first FedExed it to Carrie Woods, Kone’s guidance counselor at the Blue Ridge School in St. George, Va.

    Click here to read the full story at SNY.

    **Read about the signings of Greg Lewis, Mike Taylor & Myles Mack here.

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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.

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