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.
In what can’t come as a shock to many, 6-foot-10 center Cody Zeller has chosen Indiana over Butler and North Carolina.
“Until about a week ago, I didn’t know it was right,” Zeller said during the announcement, according to the Indianapolis Star. “Next year, I’m going to go to IU. The biggest thing was the players and the coaches. They had a good combination of the two.”
“I knew it was the right thing for me,” Zeller added. “It was a tough process, but I enjoyed it. … I didn’t tell hardly anyone.”
Zeller, out of Washington (Indiana), is the No. 4 rated power forward in the Class of 2011, per Rivals.com.
Cody’s older brother, Tyler, is a junior at North Carolina and his oldest brother, Luke, competed at Notre Dame.
This is a major get for head coach Tom Crean, who has already landed 6-8 junior forward Hanner Perea, 7-0 junior center Peter Jurkin and two of the nation’s top freshmen, Trey Lyles and James Blackmon Jr.FREE THROWS
6-4 195-pound guard Zach Lamb of Miami-Dade College has signed to play for Barry “Slice” Rohrssen at Manhattan College…Iona recruit Isaiah Williams of The Robinson School has not yet signed his NLI and his getting some academic stuff squared away with the NCAA Clearinghouse. He will “definitely” be signing with Iona, a source with knowledge said.
(Photo courtesy Indy Star)
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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.