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Friday / August 14.
  • Matt Coleman Visits Texas, Focusing on 3 Schools

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    Matt Coleman, the 6-foot-1, 174-pound point guard from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, visited Texas on an official this past weekend and is focusing on three schools.

    “Right now I’m completely open between Stanford, Texas and Duke,” Coleman told Brett Regan of FloHoops.com prior to the Texas visit where he was accompanied by 7-footer Mohamed Bamba, who plans to sign late.

    “They all have something different to offer so there’s a piece of me that wants to go to each place, but right now I really can’t tell you where. I’m looking for having that relationship with the coach, where he trusts me and I trust him, that he’s going to help better me to get where I want to go and he trusts that if things are not going right I’ll still be able to get the job done for him,” Coleman added.

    Coleman has taken officials to Duke (Sept. 16), Stanford (Sept. 30) and Texas (Oct. 28), but remains undecided on his timetable.

    “Some days I want to sign early, some days I want to sign late,” he said. “But after I take this Texas visit I should have an idea where I really want to go.”

    Coleman broke down each of his schools in this recent interview with ZAGSBLOG.

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    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.