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.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The parade of coaches coming through Hudson Catholic in recent weeks has included Louisville’s Rick Pitino, Pittsburgh’s Jamie Dixon and West Virginia’s Bob Huggins.
One of the primary objects of their desire is Mike Young, a rugged 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward from Pittsburgh ranked No. 100 in the Rivals150 for the Class of 2013.
“I’m happy to have a lot of coaches come and see me play and work out,” Young told FiveStarBasketball.com Thursday, when Dixon was in the gym. “I’m thankful for having the gifts that I have for them to come and see me play and get some of the scholarships I’ve been getting.”
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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.