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.
In a remarkable ending that was broadcast on ESPNU, Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep edged Concord (Calif.) De La Salle, 23-21, when kicker Patrick Murray made a 19-yard field goal with 10 seconds remaining.
“It’s the greatest feeling in the world,” Murray, who missed an extra-point try on the Ironmen’s final touchdown, told the San Francisco Chronicle.
Bosco, No. 29 in the RivalsHigh 100, trailed No. 15 De La Salle, 21-7, at the half. The loss snapped a 15-game winning streak by the Spartans, who once held a 151-game streak until 2003.
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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.