According to multiple outlets, five-star basketball player Zion Williamson will be in New York on Friday when South Carolina plays Baylor in the Sweet 16.
Phil Kornblut tweeted that Williamson would attend the game at Madison Square Garden.
#STRecruiting: 6-7 Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day is headed to NYC for Sweet 16 games tonight per source on his flight.
— SportsTalk (@sportstalksc) March 24, 2017
Wes Mitchell of GamecockCentral later confirmed.
I was just told the same thing. Zion Williamson spotted on flight to NYC. Very interesting. https://t.co/CilYi3IiYc
— Wes Mitchell (@WesMitchellGC) March 24, 2017
During a visit to South Carolina earlier this season, Williamson caught up with Frank Martin and the Gamecock coaches.
On Thursday, the South Carolina football coaches hosted a handful of recruits, in addition to 5-star defensive end Xavier Thomas (Florence, S.C.) and 4-star outside linebacker Quin Williams (Morgan County, Ga.).
Four-star defensive tackle D’Andre Litaker (Murfreesboro, Tenn.), 4-star Tennessee commitment Alontae Taylor (Manchester, Tenn.) and 3-star wide receiver Jarke Campbell (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) were also on campus.
— D'Andre Litaker (@dandrelitaker) March 23, 2017
On Saturday, 3-star cornerback Christopher Smith (Atlanta, Ga.) will visit on Saturday. Three-star offensive tackle Maxwell Iyama (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) is set to be in town, too.
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