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.
Chance Comanche, a 6-foot-9 center from Los Angeles View Park Prep, committed to Arizona on his official visit this weekend.
“I’ve decided that I’m going to the University of Arizona,” he Tweeted.
Ranked the No. 10 center in the Class of 2015 by 247Sports’s Composite rankings, Comanche also considered Arizona State, N.C. State, UConn and UCLA.
“It was a difficult decision,” he added by text. “All the schools have great programs, coaches and academics, but ultimately I made the decision based on where I fit in best, can contribute to the team and grew as a player.
The news was first reported by Scout.com.
Arizona has long been considered the heavy favorite.
“I’ve always liked the school,” Comanche told the Arizona Daily Star. “They have a good team and great coaches. Sean Miller and Joe Pasternack are great guys.”
He joins point guard Justin Simon, shooting guard Allonzo Trier and wing Ray Smith in Sean Miller’s 2015 recruiting class.
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.