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Tuesday / August 9.
  • Five-star forward Justin Edwards to visit UConn for Xavier game

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Five-star forward Justin Edwards will visit UConn for Saturday’s Xavier game.

    Ranked the No. 5 small forward in the Class of 2022 by 247Sports.com, Edwards will attend the game along with Class of 2022 UConn commits Stephon Castle and Donovan Clingan.

    Edwards, the 6-foot-7, 180-pound small forward from Imhotep Institute (PA) and the Team Final AAU Program, also holds offers from Auburn, DePaul, Georgetown, Kentucky, Marquette and Penn State, among others.

    “Justin is very talented. He can really shoot it and beat guys off the dribble,” Imhotep Institute coach Andre Noble said. “At 6-7 with guard skills, he is a tough matchup. He is a high character and hard working young man as well.”

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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.