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.
Memphis Transfer Austin Nichols to Visit Virginia; Miles Bridges, Curtis Jones Set Indiana Visit
Transferring Memphis forward Austin Nichols will visit Virginia this weekend, his father confirmed to SNY.tv.
The news was first reported by CBSSports.com.
The report says Nichols — who was recently granted a release — may also visit Kansas.
Nichols averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game this past season.
BRIDGES, JONES TO VISIT INDIANA
Indiana already has one former Huntington (W.V.) Prep star in incoming forward Thomas Bryant.
Now the Hoosiers would like to add a couple more.
Sources confirmed that 2016 studs Miles Bridges and Curtis Jones will visit the Big Ten school Aug. 28-30.
Stu Jackson of the Indiana Scout site previously reported the visit.
Bridges recently announced his Top five of Michigan, Michigan State, Kentucky, North Carolina and Indiana. He will also visit Michigan State Sept. 12 and Kentucky for Big Blue Madness Oct. 16.
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.