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.
Fields Named for 2016 Thanksgiving College Hoops Tournaments
The fields were named for several Thanksgiving hoops tournaments in 2016. Here’s a quick breakdown:
2016 DIRECTV Wooden Legacy, Honda Center (Anaheim, CA)Dates: Nov, 24-25 & 27
Field: UCLA, CSUN, Dayton, Nebraska, New Mexico, Portland, Texas A&M and Virginia Tech
2016 AdvoCare Invitational, HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Orlando, FL) Dates: Nov. 24-27
Field: Seton Hall, Florida, Gonzaga, Indiana State, Iowa State, Miami (Fla.), Quinnipiac and Stanford.
2016 NIT Season Tip-Off, Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY)Dates: TBD
Championship Round Field: Florida State, Illinois, Temple and West Virginia
2016 Battle 4 Atlantis, Paradise Island (Bahamas)Dates: TBD
Field: Michigan State, Louisville, St. John’s, Wichita State, Baylor, LSU, VCU and Old Dominion
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.