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 — When the 2008 O’Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic tips off Monday in Kansas City, Mo., four of the last six national champions will be on display.Syracuse, the 2003 NCAA champion, meets No. 18 Florida (’06, ’07) at 7:30 p.m. ET, followed by No. 24 Kansas, the defending national champion, against Washington at 10. The winners of the semifinals will collide on Tuesday.
“We’re obviously tremendously proud to be in this tournament representing our school and the conference,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. “It’s a great tournament. Four great teams coming to Kansas City and we’re looking forward to it.”
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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.