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.
Gary Harris, the No. 3 shooting guard in the Class of 2012, has set several official visits.
Harris, out of Fishers (Ind.) Hamilton Southeastern, confirmed by text a Scout.com report that he will take the following visits:
Sept. 10 – In-home with Louisville
Oct 1-3 – Official to Purdue (for Notre Dame football game)
Oct. 15-17 – Official to Indiana
Nov. 5-7 – Official to Michigan State.
Harris also said that Stanford “has been trying to recruit me.”
2012 DeMatha F Jerami Grant will be at Rutgers tonight for the North Carolina Central football game…There is still no word on the appeals of the NIA Prep trio of Shaq Thomas (Cincy), Ryan Rhoomes (TCU) & Kelvin Amayo (Towson)…Former JUCO forward Stan Simpson is on the Memphis campus now…Former UCF commit Mike Chandler is considering attending New Hope Academy in Maryland after failing to qualify…6-9 forward A.J. West from Brooklyn is currently enrolled at Niagara and is awaiting clearance on his waiver request. He was committed to Duquesne…5-9 guard Maurice Watson of Boston Latin committed to Boston University, per Alex Kline. Read more here…6-5 small forward DeJuan Marrero commited to DePaul over Ball State, Dayton, Iowa, Missouri and Missouri State. Marrero averaged 22.2 points and 15.4 rebounds last season at Gary (Ind.) Thea Bowman.
‘‘It’s an honor to go there,’’ Marrero told the Chicago Sun-Times. ‘‘It’s the Big East, and it has great academics. I like the idea that I’ll be close to home. I’m glad it’s over. Now I can go on and enjoy life and get to work in the gym.’’
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.