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.
Per NCAA rules, he would have to sit the 2017-18 season upon transferring. He could also opt to sit out a year and prepare for the draft or play overseas next season, possibly in Australia.
New LSU head coach Will Wade has made news since taking over the job, most notably by adding former Georgetown signee Tremont Waters during the late period in June.
Kansas, meantime, has recently trended toward adding transfers such as Malik Newman (Mississippi State) Dedric and K.J. Lawson (Memphis) and Sam Cunliffe (Arizona State).
“As far as a 2017 kid who’s eligible right now, something would have to fall in our lap,” Kansas coach Bill Self told the Kansas City Star in Rome. “We’ve got feelers out, but it’d have to be a unique situation.”
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.