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Thursday / August 16.
  • Big East Players to Attend Portsmouth Invitational

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    HOUSTON — More than a dozen Big East players and three players competing in the Final Four are scheduled to attend the Portsmouth Invitational April 6-9 in Portsmouth, Va.

    Among players in the NBA who competed at Portsmouth are Knicks guard Landry Fields, Wes Matthews of the Portland Trail Blazers, Carl Landry of the New Orleans Hornets and Jason Maxiell of the Detroit Pistons.

    The Big East players on the eight eight-man rosters include:

    Gilbert Brown, Pittsburgh

    Corey Stokes, Villanova

    Dwight Hardy, St. John’s

    Jimmy Butler, Marquette

    Rick Jackson, Syracuse

    Gary McGhee, Pitt

    Chris Wright, Georgetown

    Austin Freeman, Georgetown

    Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall

    Casey Mitchell, West Virginia

    Corey Fisher, Villanova

    Brad Wanamaker, Pitt

    Marshon Brooks, Providence

    Among the players in the Final Four slated to attend are:

    Jamie Skeen, VCU

    Matt Howard, Butler

    Josh Harrellson, Kentucky

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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.