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.
Former Penn State commit Brandon Austin will visit Providence beginning Friday and UConn the following weekend, his mentor, Lonnie Lowery, confirmed to SNY.tv.
“He’s going to go [to UConn] next weekend,” Lowery said. “Fly up Thursday and start on Friday.”
The 6-foot-6 Austin is also considering Texas, Georgetown and Temple, Lowery said.
The No. 13 small forward in the Class of 2013, Austin has taken an unofficial to Temple and will also visit Georgetown and Texas.
“We’re working on Georgetown now,” Lowery said. “He’s definitely going to visit Texas.”
Lowery said Syracuse and UCLA haven’t been in touch recently.
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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