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Monday / February 6.
  • Northwestern lands Northfield Mount Hermon power forward Luke Hunger

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Luke Hunger, the 6-foot-10, 255-pound power forward from Northfield Mount Hermon (MA), has committed to Northwestern.

    He also considered Miami, Harvard and Richmond.

    “[It’s a] Top 10 school [and I’ll be] playing in the Big 10,” Hunger said. “Can’t get any better than that.”

    As for what skillset he will bring, Hunger said: “I will be a versatile big who can stretch the floor as well as play inside, be a high energy guy and also bring toughness.”

    Said NMH coach John Carroll: “Luke Hunger works! He has transformed his game over the past year and he’ll bring a heightened level of intensity to the Northwestern program. He and his NMH teammate Rowan Brumbaugh are a terrific tandem that the Wildcats faithful will enjoy watching together for years to come.”

    The 6-4 Brumbaugh committed to the Big Ten school in August.

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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.