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Tuesday / July 23.
  • Yassine Gharram to Yale

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Yassine Gharram, the 6-foot-2, 183-pound point guard from Foothills Christian (CA), committed to Yale on Wednesday.

    Princeton and Harvard were also interested.

    “I feel like my game fits coach [James] Jones style of play,” he said. “The opportunity to play will be there when I step on campus.

    “And I am am going to a program that knows how to win which is what I am accustomed to doing at Foothills Christian in San Diego. As for the education factor, it will set me up for life with a degree from Yale.”

    He is Yale’s second commit following shooting guard Emir Büyükhanlı.

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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.