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 ZAGORIAIsaac McKneely, the 6-foot-4 guard from Poca (IN) and Wildcats Select AAU, committed to Virginia on Saturday.
McKneely also consideered Kentucky, Louisville, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Purdue, and West Virginia.
“I have a really good relationship with Coach (Tony) Bennett,” he told 247 sports before his commitment. “I was fortunate enough to get on campus twice last year for games, and I really like the culture they’ve built there. It’s also a great academic school, so I think it would be a good fit on and off the court.”
According to 247Sports, McKneely is ranked No. 57 nationally in the Class of 2022 and is the No. 1 player from West Virginia.
He is Virginia’s first commit in 2022.
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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.