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 ZAGORIAMark Williams, the 7-foot Class of 2020 center from IMG Academy (FL), committed to Duke on Friday.
The No. 5 center in the class per 247Sports.com, he also considered Michigan and UCLA.
“I have decided to be a Duke Blue Devil. Go Duke,” he said in this video. “Some of my goals at Duke are to win a national championship and have one of the best freshman seasons ever.”
Stewart joins points guards Jeremy Roach and D.J. Steward, shooting guard Jalen Johnson, small forward Henry Coleman and power forward Jaemyn Brakefield in Duke’s 2020 class, now ranked No. 1 by 247Sports.com.
“Duke is getting not only a fantastic basketball player, but a better person,” IMG coach Sean McAloon said. “He has the ability to impact both ends of the floor in the paint, but as well offensively step away and make shots.”
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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.