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By ADAM ZAGORIAJalil Bethea, the 6-foot-4 guard from Archbishop Wood (PA), has named his top 5 schools.
Bethea is down to Miami, Syracuse, Villanova, Alabama and Kansas. He is ranked the No. 4 shooting guard in his class per 247Sports.com.
He has set the following visits.
Aug. 25-27: Villanova
Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Kansas
Sep. 8-10: Miami
Sept. 15-17: Syracuse
Sept. 22-24: Alabama
“Jalil is an efficient 3-level scorer who plays well in a team or one-on-one concept,” said Archbishop Wood coach John Mosco. “He can score in bunches. He has been working on defense and being a complete player. One of his underlying strengths is his passing and getting everyone involved.”
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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.