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Wednesday / August 15.
  • Stephenson Struggles at the Garden; AD Endorses Roberts; Grace Recruiting Gibbs; Rutgers Loses Again, to Syracuse

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    NEW YORK — Lance Stephenson’s return to Madison Square Garden began with a chorus of boos and ended with a disastrous turnover in the final seconds that led to two game-winning foul shots by St. John’s guard Dwight Hardy.

    With Cincinnati and St. John’s tied at 50 with 7.6 seconds remaining, Stephenson tried an in-bounds pass to teammate Deonta Vaughn under the Cincinnati basket.

    But Hardy alertly cut in front of Vaughn, stole the ball and was fouled by Dion Dixon.

    Read the full story here.

    **And here’s Aditi’s story on Syracuse’s win over Rutgers at the RAC.

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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.