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.
La Salle big man Aaric Murray is weighing his options as far as where he’ll land.
The 6-foot-10, 250-pound Murray listed Rutgers, St. John’s, West Virginia, UConn, Oklahoma State, Texas, Florida, Kansas and Kentucky.
“No visits set and I’m still open for more schools,” the Philly native said by text. “I just got release.”
West Virginia was his second option after La Salle in 2008.
As first reported on my Twitter, Murray opted to transfer from La Salle after averaging 15.2 points last season.
Isaiah Williams, a 6-7, 190-pound, 190-pound wing from The Robinson School, has decommitted from Iona. He will choose either Marshall or UTEP, according to Robinson…Former St. John’s wing Omari Lawrence has resurfaced at Kansas State…Former North Carolina point guard Larry Drew has enrolled at UCLA, joining former Carolina big men Travis and David Wear. He must sit out next season.
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.