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Thursday / August 11.
  • Class of 2023 wing Scotty Middleton talks UConn visit

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Scotty Middleton, the 6-foot-7 four-star wing from Sunrise Christian (KS), took an official visit to UConn this week.

    He is ranked the No. 7 small forward in the Class of 2023 per 247Sports.com.

    “UConn was really good,” he said. “Getting to see the history that UConn has and really getting the opportunity to see the campus and spend some time with the coaching staff.”

    He added: “They think because of my versatility and my defensive mindset and the way they play, very fast and aggressive, I’ll be a modern day wing at UConn.”

    Asked if he can see himself playing for head coach Dan Hurley, Middleton said, “Yes, I can envision myself playing at UConn and making an immediate impact as a freshman from the way they play and coach.”

    Ohio State, Texas A&M, Seton Hall and reigning national champion Kansas are also in his top five. He also recently visited Seton Hall.

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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.