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.
Irish End Rutgers' Season; Knights Face Question Marks Going Into Offseason
NEW YORK – The upset train has ended.
And so has Rutgers’ season.
After both No. 16 DePaul and No. 13 St. John’s knocked off higher seeds in the first round of the Big East Tournament, Notre Dame restored order by beating Rutgers 61-50 to end the Scarlet Knights’ season.
The No. 10 Irish (18-13) advanced to meet No. 7 West Virginia (21-10) Wednesday at 7 p.m. Notre Dame is looking at a likely NIT bid unless it can somehow get to the Big East final or win the tournament.
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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.