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 sophomore guard Jon Severe has taken a leave of absence from the team to address personal issues, head coach Tom Pecora said.
“We will continue to support Jon as he addresses some personal issues off the court,” said Pecora. “We wish him and his family all the best during this process and hope that everyone will respect their privacy.”
Severe has appeared in three games this year for the Rams, scoring five points and grabbing seven rebounds.
He initially chose Fordham over Pitt, West Virginia, Wake Forest and Rutgers.
Without Severe, the Rams lost Saturday to Maryland Eastern-Shore, 72-66, in a game in which freshman Eric Paschall went for 25 points and six rebounds. Fordham is now 1-4.
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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.