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Friday / October 20.
  • 2018 point guard Luguentz Dort names a top six

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    Luguentz Dort, the Class of 2018 point guard from the Brookwood Elite AAU program and Calusa (FL) Prep, has named his top six schools.

    The 6-foot-4 Dort listed Oregon, Indiana, Miami, Baylor, Arizona State and Michigan State.

    Dort broke down each school for Corey Evans of Rivals.com:

    Baylor: “Scott Drew gave me my first offer. They have been with me for a long time.

    “I really like the way they play with the pick and roll with their guards. I really like their system.”

    Oregon: “They have a really good Canadian connection. They play fast which is something that I really like.”

    Miami: “It is another system that I like with the pick-and-roll. They have a lot of good players that like to play fast.

    Bruce Brown is kind of like me and is doing great over there. I just feel like I have a chance if I go there.”

    Indiana: “I just really like the coaching staff and the way that they are recruiting me right now. I haven’t been there and haven’t watched them play but I have a really good relationship with the coaches.”

    Michigan State: “It is a great program. We have all heard about that. I like the way that they play together. Tom Izzo just knows how to make pros.”

    Arizona State: “Bobby Hurley is one of the great point guards that played the game. I feel like if I were to go there, I would really learn a lot about the point guard position.”

    He added that he plans to sign in the fall: “I will probably commit and sign during the early period in November.”

     

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, 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.