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.
By ADAM ZAGORIADeAndre Wilkins, the 6-foot-10, 245-pound center from Great Bridge Christian Academy (N.C.), committed to Wagner on Monday, he told ZAGSBLOG.
Wilkins averged 8 points and 4 rebounds last season at Wesleyan Christian (N.C.).
“Wagner is a good academic school with a physical style of play on the basketball side of things and what I will bring is a strong post presence and high intensity on both ends of the floor,” he said.
Wilkins is the first Class of 2019 commit for coach Bashir Mason and his staff.
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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.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.