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.
Pitt Frosh Return to Jersey for Homecoming; Panthers Have Recruiting Pipeline
When Ashton Gibbs and Travon Woodall arrive at the Prudential Center in Newark for this weekend’s Legends Classic, they will be greeted by a slew of family, friends and former teammates anxious to watch them compete at the collegiate level.This is, after all, a Garden State homecoming for the freshmen duo at Pittsburgh.
“I’m excited,” said Gibbs, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound shooting guard who starred at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J. “A lot of my family and friends are going to be there. Just to come back and play like 15 minutes away from my house is a special thing and I’m honored to do 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.