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Monday / August 8.
  • Thon Maker Visits Louisville; Ferguson Has Louisville in Top 3

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    Two days after visiting Kentucky for their win over Providence, Thon and Matur Maker visited Louisville Tuesday night for the No. 5 Cardinals’ 64-55 victory over No. 14 Ohio State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

    The visit was confirmed by Orangeville Prep coach Larry Blunt.

    Matur Maker is a 6-10 2017 forward, while the 7-foot Thon Maker will decide by January whether to reclass to 2015 from 2016.

    Thon is considering Louisville, Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Indiana, among others.

     

    Meantime, Terrance Ferguson, a 6-7 2016 shooting guard from Dallas (TX) Prime Prep who also visited Louisville Tuesday, listed his top three as Baylor, Louisville and Arizona when talking with the Louisville Courier-Journal.

    “Baylor, I’ve been watching them for the past three years, and I like the coaching system,” Ferguson told the paper. “They have great coaches. Louisville, obviously they have great coaches as well and a long history behind the school name. … And Arizona, their fan base is crazy, and I’d love to play down there also.”



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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.