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.
Ivan Rabb Enjoys Kentucky; Tentative Kansas, Arizona Visits Set
Ivan Rabb, the 6-foot-10 2015 big man from Oakland (CA) Bishop O’Dowd and the Oakland Soldiers, enjoyed his official visit to Kentucky and has tentative visits set to Kansas and Arizona.
“I talked to him once while he was there and he was hanging out with Marcus Lee and he said he had a good time, his high school coach Lou Richie told SNY.tv. “His parents seemed to like it, and he seemed to like it.
“We really have not debriefed about it. It’s just been such a hectic week with the Giants [winning the World Series] and Halloween and everything.”
Rabb is down to Arizona, California, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA.
He is tentatively set for a Kansas visit Nov. 7 and an Arizona visit Jan. 3 No dates are set for Cal or UCLA.
“Arizona, we’re looking at Jan. 3 but Ivan has not confirmed those dates yet,” Richie said. “I have not talked to UCLA and Cal about a date yet.
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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