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Wednesday / May 23.
  • Cincy’s Bishop Returns to Jersey for RU, SHU; Four Tennessee Players Arrested

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    Cincinnati has been on national television quite a bit already this college basketball season. And every time they are, the announcers never fail to say that Rashad Bishop is from Newark, N.J. — not Paterson.
     
    But the fact is that Bishop grew up in Paterson and still calls the “Silk City” home. After spending four years at Paterson Kennedy High School, he commuted to St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark for one season and ultimately graduated from there.
     
    “If I’m doing an interview I make sure I tell them,” Bishop said by phone. “When they tell me I’m from Newark I make sure I say I’m from Paterson. I ain’t from Newark.”
     
     
    **Four Tennessee players, including star Tyler Smith, were arrested on drug and weapons charges. Read about it here.
     
    “We take these matters very seriously,” Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl said in a statement released by UT. “We are still gathering information. Once the appropriate authorities have provided us with all of the facts, we will act accordingly.”
     
    **New SNY.tv contributor Mike Waters also has a feature on Wesley Johnson of Syracuse. 
     
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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.