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.
After taking a weekend visit to UCLA, Park Tudor (Ind.) wing Trevon Bluiett has committed to the Bruins, according to ESPN.com.
“I loved the campus and Coach [Steve] Alford and his staff made me feel welcome and comfortable as soon as I stepped on campus,” Bluiett told ESPN.com.
The 6-foot-5, 185-pound wing who averaged 27.8 points last season also considered Arizona, Butler, Indiana, Michigan, Purdue and Xavier.
UCLA assistant Ed Schilling coached him at Park Tudor before joining Alford’s staff.
UCLA also hosted Louisville decommit Quentin Snider this weekend, and Bluiett is already recruiting Snider hard.
“He’s just texting him, saying, ‘You’re next,'” Scott Snider, Quentin’s father, told SNY.tv.
As for Quentin’s visit to UCLA, “He liked the campus, the staff and the fact that Coach Alford and Ed Schilling can help develop him further,” his dad said. “They will use him to push the ball, lots of ball screens and freedom to be creative and make decisions in the offense.”
Next up for Snider is a visit to Michigan State Sept. 14.
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.