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.
If you’re a college basketball coach looking to land Tobias Harris, here’s a piece of advice.
Attend all of his games for the rest of the July evaluation period and make yourself visible.
UConn head coach Jim Calhoun, who recently sustained an injury in a bicycle accident at a charity event, made a particular impression on Torrel Harris during this week’s Nike Peach Jam in South Carolina where Tobias helped lead his team to the semifinals.
“Even Calhoun had three broken ribs and he stayed to the end,” Torrel, Tobias’ father, said in a phone interview. “That’s impressive.”
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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.