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.
No. 2 St. Anthony Fends Off No. 22 Boys & Girls; Friars On Pace for Colossal Showdown With St. Pat’s
NEW YORK – Bob Hurley didn’t get to 997 career victories without making some executive coaching decisions at tense moments.
With his team trailing by 12 points in the second half to Brooklyn Boys and Girls and on the brink of a major upset Saturday in the SNY Invitational championship game, Hurley made a critical call.
“We just went to what we call ‘Fist,’” Hurley said after St. Anthony, No. 2 in the USA Today Super 25, rallied to beat the No. 22 Kangaroos, 43-38, at LIU-Brooklyn for their first SNY crown and Hurley’s 998th career win.
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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.