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Nate Roberts, the 6-foot-10 1/2 forward from Brewster (NH) Academy, has cut his list to three schools: Washington, Syracuse and Nebraska. UConn and Wake Forest are out.
He will take his final official visit to Syracuse this weekend.
Roberts will make his commitment on October 17, he told D1 Vision.
In an interview with D1 Vision, Roberts broke down each of his remaining schools.
Nebraska: “I know they play a fast paced game. They need more versatile guys that are not just bound to play a position but flat out play hard. I know that my former teammate, Thomas Allen, loves it there. We have a great relationship outside of basketball, so he’s been telling me how things are going over at Lincoln.”
Syracuse: “The name speaks for itself. Over the years, coach [Adrian] Autry and I have built a strong bond. He loves my potential as a player and me as a person. Their players that make it to the next level. Coach [Jim] Boeheim and I have developed a relationship recently, and he’s come to watch me play a few times. He likes my game and knows what I can do to help the program.”
Washington: “The Seattle environment is beautiful. The coaches and staff treated me with genuine love. I connected well with the players. The school itself would be a great fit as far as academics.”
According to 247Sports.com, Roberts is a three-star recruit in the class of 2018 and the No. 5 player from the state of Maryland, his original home state.
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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.
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