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.
Elijah Wood, the 6-foot-5, 180-pound combo guard from Team Thrill and Bethesda-Chevy Chase (MD) High School, committed to Rhode Island on Monday.
Rated the No. 9 combo guard nationally in the Class of 2020 by 247Sports.com, Wood had previously pledge to Tulane.
“Rhody is a great school and staff and I love everything about it,” he said. “I can’t wait to get on the floor. I bring passing ability, a winning attitude and scoring.”
Wood is Coach David Cox‘s first pledge in the Class of 2020.
“Hopefully I can give great minutes and contribute from the jump,” Wood said.
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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.