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.
Chicago Curie big man Cliff Alexander will visit Kansas this weekend, his mother confirmed to SNY.tv.
“Yes, he’s going to watch his girlfriend play [on the Kansas women’s basketball team],” Latillia Alexander, Cliff’s mom, told SNY.tv Tuesday.
Alexander also maintains a close relationship with Kansas assistant Jerrance Howard, who offered Alexander a scholarship while Howard was at Illinois.
Reports surfaced Monday that the 6-foot-9 Alexander would choose between local schools DePaul and Illinois , but his mother said that wasn’t the case.
“No, not at all. They don’t know what they’re talking about,” she told SNY.tv Monday
Alexander recently cut Michigan State and then Tweeted he is considering Illinois, DePaul, Kansas and Memphis in “no order.”
As first reported by SNY.tv, Alexander will announce Nov. 15 on ESPNU.
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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