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.
Florida Transfer Elijah Carter Has Plenty of Suitors
Florida transfer Elijah Carter has plenty of suitors.
The 6-foot-2 guard from Paterson, N.J., told SNY.tv that St. John’s, Seton Hall, Georgia Tech, Clemson, N.C. State, Georgetown and Nevada have contacted him or people close to him.
Carter averaged 8.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists last season for the Gators and will be immediately eligible at his next school after graduating from Florida.
This will be his third school after he played his freshman season at Rutgers.
Carter is one of three players leaving Florida. Chris Walker and Michael Frazier both declared for the NBA Draft.
Meantime, Gators coach Billy Donovan is reportedly in talks with the Oklahoma City Thunder about their coaching vacancy.
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.