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.
Rawle Alkins is making the most of his new location now that he’s transferred to Word of God Academy in Raleigh (N.C.)
On Sunday, the 6-foot-5 Alkins took an unofficial visit to North Carolina and Tweeted, “UNC Wassup ?I Think I Would Look Good In Blue What Do You Think ?”
Alkins was pictured with assistant C.B. McGrath.
Kentucky, Indiana and St. John’s have been working the hardest for Alkins, who cut his list to 10 and then added Arizona. He said last month at the Under Armour Elite 24 Game that he planned to visit every school on his list. North Carolina and N.C. State were both on his list of 10.
He visited St. John’s before leaving for Word of God, and has also had assistant coaches from N.C. State and West Virginia watch him at his new school.
He has said he plans to pick a college in the spring.
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.