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.
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By ADAM ZAGORIAKadin Shedrick, the 6-foot-11, 200-pound center from Holly Springs (N.C.), committed to Virginia on Monday.
He chose Virginia over Florida, Indiana, Louisville, Providence, Wake Forest, Wisconsin, and Wake Forest.
“Virginia is a place where I can develop greatly athletically to become a better player,” he said. “UVA has a great reputation of doing so.”
As for what skillset he’ll bring, he said, “I’m a good rim protecter, I can stretch the floor and shoot 3s. I pass well out of the post, and I run the court well.”
Shedrick joins point guard Casey Morsell in Virginia’s 2019 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.