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.
The 6-foot-10 Chicago big man is down to Baylor, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky.
Arizona, Illinois, Michigan State and Ohio State are out.
Okafor told Daniels that he is 99 percent sure he will play with Minnesota Tyus Jones in college.
“We are going to make it happen,” Daniels quoted Jones as saying.
Since Kentucky landed a pledge from point guard Tyler Ulis and Jones cancelled his visit there, the Wildcats would seem an unlikely landing spot for both players.
The pair have already visited Baylor together and will visit Kansas the weekend of Oct. 18 and Duke the weekend of Oct. 25, along with Houston wing Justise Winslow.
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.