Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
NEW YORK – While watching the recent NCAA championship game at home in Philadelphia with family members, Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris enjoyed a perspective that no one else in the country could share.
The twins, from Apex Academies(CQ) in Pennsauken, N.J., had committed to both teams in the title game: Memphis and Kansas.
They originally chose Memphis in 2006, then de-committed (twice) and ultimately signed with Kansas in November.
So how did they feel watching Mario Chalmers hit that fateful 3-pointer for Kansas to send the game into overtime?
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, 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.