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Class of ’22 small forward Kimani Hamilton breaks down his Top 5, sets visits
By ADAM ZAGORIAKimani Hamilton, the 6-foot-7, 212-pound small forward from Clinton (MS) and Team Thad, dropped his top five schools Friday and broke them down for ZAGSBLOG.
Hamilton is down to Alabama, Creighton, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Georgetown, as first reported by Joe Tipton.
He will take an unofficial visit to Mississippi State (Sept. 11) and then officials to Ole Miss (Oct. 8) and Alabama (Oct. 23).
Alabama: “I love their play style in how they get up and down the court and play position-less basketball.”
Mississippi State: “They have a great coaching stuff and i love how they run their offense.”
Creighton: “Their play style is very similar to the NBA and they shoot the ball a lot and let you play your game.”
Ole Miss: “Great coaching staff and another very up and down the court [team], pushing the ball up the court.”
Georgetown: “They have a lot of knowledge at that school and I believe that could be great for me.”
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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.