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.
Greg Brown visits Auburn for Iron Bowl, Memphis up next
By ADAM ZAGORIAGreg Brown, the 6-foot-9 forward Vandegrift (TX) and Texas Titans, was at Auburn on Saturday for the Iron Bowl.
Brown watched as Auburn upset No. 5 Alabama, 48-45, in the annual game to spoil No. 5 Alabama’s chances of making the CFP.
“Here now, having a great time,” his father texted.
The No. 1 power forward in 2020 per 247Sports.com, Brown is considering Auburn, Kentucky, Memphis, North Carolina, and Texas.
He took first official visit to Texas (Sept. 5) and took an unofficial to UNC (Sept. 27). To kick off the New Year, he will head to Memphis (Jan. 5) and then head to Kentucky (Jan. 10).
This year on the EYBL circuit, he averaged 18.7 points and 8.5 rebounds through 17 games of play.
In other Auburn recruiting news, Sharife Cooper of McEachern (GA) went for a triple-double of 52 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists on Saturday in a win over Windsor Forest (GA). On Friday, he tallied 44 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists against Josh Christopher, Dior Johnson and Mayfair (CA).
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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.