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.
According to Aaric Murray’s Twitter account, he is headed to West Virginia.
“I’m the newest member of the west Virginia team!” the 6-foot-10 Murray Tweeted while on a visit to the Morgantown campus.
When Marreese Speights of the Philadelphia 76ers asked Murray on Twitter if that’s where he was going, Murray responded: “Yo yeah bro.”
Murray has also been to Oklahoma State, which is also involved with 6-8 forward Jamari Traylor of Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academies.
West Virginia, which has one scholarship remaining, was Murray’s second option after committing to La Salle in 2008.
Murray opted to transfer from La Salle after averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds last season. He will have to sit out a year per NCAA transfer regulations.
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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.