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.
Fordham on Friday landed a commitment from 6-foot-3 Canadian point guard Joseph Chartouny of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in Montreal.
He is a former teammate of current Fordham freshman Nemanja Zarkovic, where they won three Provincial championships together.
“It’s a combination of basketball and school,” Chartouny told SNY.tv by text. “I think I wouldn’t have found a better fit of playing at the highest level of basketball and studying business at the same time.
“I will be ready to bring whatever they ask me because I’m a competitor and I hate losing. I love to control the game and set up everyone. I can score in many ways and I think my biggest asset is my understanding of the game. I feel that I am completely different than most of the players and I will be able to help that team turn the corner.”
“As far as what he brings, he’s the most talented connector I’ve coached, and although he’s a talented scorer, he thrives on setting up his teammates,” said his coach Mike Chmielewski.
Chartouny is Fordham’s third 2015 commit following point guard Matt Zignorski and small forward Jesse Bunting.
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.