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.
Jay Jay Chandler, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Katy (TX) Cinco Ranch, signed with Texas A&M on Wednesday, the last day of the early signing period.
The No. 26 shooting guard in the Class of 2017 per 247Sports.com, he also considered Georgia, Georgia Tech and Western Kentucky.
“The coaching staff made it feel like family,” he told Scout. “It’s close to home so there’s no problem for family and friends to watch me play. The class that they have coming in is going to be something special.”
Chandler joins point guard T.J. Starks, small forward Savion Flagg and center Isiah Jasey in the Aggies’ 2017 class.
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.