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.
Quinnipiac on Tuesday parted ways with coach Tom Moore.
Reached by text, Moore declined comment.
The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com.
Moore, 51, went 162-146 in 10 seasons, including a 10-21 finish this season.
“After reviewing the last two seasons and talking with coach Moore, I have decided that a change in leadership of the men’s basketball program is needed for it to move forward in meeting our goals,” said athletic director Greg Amodio.
“We are grateful to Tom Moore and his staff for their commitment to our program over the past 10 years. We appreciate all that he has done for the university in guiding his student-athletes’ performance on the court and in the classroom.”
Among the possibilities to replace Moore are Southern Connecticut State coach Scott Burrell, a former UConn star and first-round NBA Draft pick, as well as Iona associate head coach Jared Grasso,a former Quinnipiac star whose current team is in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in six seasons.
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
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He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.