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.
**Check out the video interview with Coach Calhoun above from BoxofMess.com**
Just three days after he returned from a seven-game medical leave, UConn coach Jim Calhoun sat in the stands last Sunday at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, N.J., watching some of the nation’s elite high school players participate in the PrimeTime Shootout.
In the hyper-competitive world of college basketball, recruiting never ends, even for a 67-year-old coach with a history of medical issues ranging from prostate cancer to broken ribs.
As the Huskies (15-11, 5-8 Big East) put up a late-season fight to get in the NCAA Tournament, Calhoun also faces a critical time in recruiting as he looks ahead to next year and beyond.
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**Also, Andre Drummond is slated to visit today’s UConn-Rutgers game.
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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.