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.
Jalen Bridges to West Virginia, will enroll this year
By ADAM ZAGORIAJalen Bridges, the 6-foot-7 small forward from West Virginia, committed to the Mountaineers Monday following an official visit over the weekend, and will enroll this year.
Bridges had initially planned to do a post-graduate year at Scotland Campus (PA) before enrolling at West Virginia in 2020.
“I’m enrolling this year,” he said on Twitter.
“Bridges brings great length, versatility , scoring and great potential to WVU,” Scotland Campus coach Chris Chaney said. “He has the tools to be a special player. He’s a great kid and comes from a great family.”
Ranked the No. 18 small forward nationally by 247Sports.com, he also considered Alabama, Xavier, Miami and Indiana.
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.