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.
Tyler Roberson, a 6-foot-8 forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, has set up three official visits.
Roberson will visit SMU Sept. 27, Syracuse Oct. 5 and Kansas Oct. 12 for “Late Night in the Phog.”
“I set up the three visits,” Roberson told SNY.tv by phone after the news was first reported by JayhawkSlant.com.
“I felt comfortable with taking visits there.”
On SMU: “I like Larry Brown. He has a lot of experience as a coach.”
On Syracuse: “Their style of play fits me.”
On Kansas: “They have a lot of history as a school.”
Roberson also has home visits on Sunday with SMU and South Carolina, on Monday with Seton Hall and on Sept. 16 with Alabama.
Kentucky assistant Orlando Antigua is also due to watch Roberson work out at Roselle Catholic on Sept. 13. Head coach John Calipari may come that day, or Sept. 18 or 21.
Roberson is also considering Rutgers, Florida and Villanova.
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.
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