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.
Tyus Battle is planning to get to Villanova and UConn in the coming weeks, his father told SNY.tv.
The 6-foot-5 Gill St. Bernard’s guard is trying to get to Villanova for the Feb. 26 game against Butler with the UConn date to be determined.
“UConn and I are working on dates for early March,” Gary Battle told SNY.tv.
Tyus was supposed to visit Villanova for the Seton Hall game Feb. 7 but was unable to make it.
Battle recently visited Syracuse for the Duke game and was thrilled by the Syracuse environment.
Battle also plans to visit Ohio State March 9 for the Michigan State game and will visit Michigan June 7.
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.