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.
Ohio State adds Penn State transfer Jamari Wheeler
By ADAM ZAGORIAJamari Wheeler is moving from one Big Ten school to another.
The 6-foot-7 senior guard is transferring to Ohio State from Penn State, he announced. He will be immediately eligible as a graduate transfer.
He also considered Florida, Miami, Grand Canyon, South Carolina, UNLV, St. John’s, TCU, Wright State, South Florida, FIU, Murray State, Texas A&M, Tulsa, Southern Illinois, Texas San Antonio, Elon, James Madison, UMass, Towson, San Diego and Florida Golf Coast
Wheeler averaged 6.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists last season at Penn State.
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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.