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.
Class of ’22 Jalen Hood Schifino down to 2 schools
By ADAM ZAGORIAJalen Hood Schifino, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Montverde (FL) Academy and Team Thad, is now down to two schools.
Ranked the No. 3 combo guard in the 247Sports Composite, Hood Schifino is down to Indiana and Tennessee after cutting Florida, Texas and Memphis, according to Joe Tipton. He will announce Aug. 24.
“He’s a great player worker and leader,” Montverde coach Kevin Boyle said. “I think he is the nation’s best on-ball defender and has become outstanding at making decisions using a ball screen. He will immediately impact winning where ever he goes.”
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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.