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Friday / July 19.
  • Texas signs 3-star big man Jamie Vinson

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    Jamie Vinson has signed an Athletic Scholarship Agreement (ASA) to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Rodney Terry announced Monday. Vinson will join the Longhorns as a freshman for the upcoming 2024-25 season.

    After decommitting from Vanderbilt, the 6-foot-10 Vinson also considered Rutgers, South Carolina and Ole Miss, and visited Kentucky.

    A forward from Austin, Texas, he attended Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) and played for head coach Yerrick Stoneman during his final two seasons of high school. He is ranked as the No. 26 center prospect in the country by Rivals and the No. 36 center by ESPN in the Class of 2024. Vinson is tabbed the No. 206 overall high school senior in the country by On3 and the No. 239 prospect in the nation, the No. 41 center and the No. 11 player in the state of Texas by 247 Sports Composite. Oak Hill posted a 25-6 overall record during Vinson’s senior year in 2023-24.

    Vinson played at St. Michael’s Catholic Academy (Austin, Texas) for head coach Cooper Land during his freshman (2020-21) and sophomore seasons (2021-22).

    (Release via Texas)

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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.

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