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 ZAGORIAIsaiah Jackson, the 6-foot-9 forward from Waterford Mott (MI) and The Family Detroit AAU, is targeting a mid-November college announcement, his father told ZAGSBLOG.
“Decision middle of November,” Wesley Jackson said by text.
The No. 3-ranked power forward in the Class of 2020 per 247Sports.com, Jackson is down to Alabama, Kentucky and Syracuse. He will leave for his final official visit to Alabama Thursday night. He has previously visited both Kentucky and Syracuse.
Kentucky coach John Calipari saw Jackson for a second time earlier this month, his father said, while “[Syracuse coach Jim] Boeheim and Cal stay in touch weekly.”
This year on the EYBL circuit, Jackson averaged 10.9 points, 6 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks.
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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.