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.
Derrick Jones Looking to Take Next Step in Recruiting
By GARRETT MILEY
PITTSBURGH — Perhaps the most intriguing area recruiting story to keep an eye on this summer is that of Archbishop Carroll 2015 wing Derrick Jones. The high flying 6-foot-6 Jones has had an eventful trip on the recruiting trail over the past year, and things don’t seem any clearer regarding his future.
Last year Jones picked up offers from Rutgers, Arizona, Kansas, Syracuse and others, but wouldn’t clarify on schools that he was currently hearing from.
“Nothing is new,” Jones said at the Pitt Jam Fest. “I’m just going to work my options out for college and I might go and visit a couple of schools. But, I’m not sure where I’m going to go yet. It’s on my mind to visit a couple schools.”
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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.