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.
Markelle Fultz has scheduled an official visit to Louisville beginning Wednesday and will then trip to Arizona Aug. 10-12.
“I am going to Louisville on Wednesday, which is after this camp ends,” he said. “I am looking to meet the players and just get more detail. An official is different than an unofficial so I am looking forward to seeing the environment and talking to Coach (Rick) Pitino.”
Fultz has already been on unofficials to Louisville, Kentucky and Xavier.
As for Arizona, the 6-foot-4 Fultz out of Hyattsville (MD) DeMatha Catholic previously told SNY.tv, “It’s a great fit, they let their guards play. The have a couple bigs that can play. And I have a good relationship with Coach [Book] Richardson and Sean Miller.”
The No. 7 shooting guard in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com, Fultz wants to play the point in college.
“Hopefully, I’ll be a versatile one that can play the two or the three,” he said. “I’m transitioning myself into being a one right now.”
Fultz is slated to play in the Big Strick Classic on Aug. 8 in New York. He will fly to New York from Louisville and then go to Arizona after the Big Strick.
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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