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.
Mitch Lightfoot Meets With Chris Mullin Before Kansas Visit
On the eve of his official visit to Kansas, Mitch Lightfoot had a home visit with St. John’s coach Chris Mullin and assistant Greg St. Jean.
“It went well,” Lightfoot, who Tweeted several pictures of the visit, told SNY.tv by text. “He’s a great dude with a great basketball mind.”
Lightfoot is a 6-foot-8 power forward from Gilbert (AZ) Christian.
He begins an official to Kansas on Friday, as does 6-10 center Udoka Azubuike.
Having already visited Utah and Stanford, Lightfoot will visit St. John’s (Oct. 2-4) and Arizona (Oct. 10).
St. John’s is targeting several key players in 2016, including guards Shamorie Ponds and Rawle Alkins and JUCO wing Bashir Ahmed, among others.
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.