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.
The New Jersey Tournament of Champions bracket is set, and Roselle Catholic is the No. 1 seed and favorite to win the school’s third TOC title since 2013.
The Lions won in 2013 and ’15.
After the Lions, Don Bosco Prep is the No. 2 seed, Shawnee is 3, Nottingham is 4, Haddonfield 5 and Woodbury 6.
Roselle Catholic and Don Bosco get byes into Thursday’s semifinals.
The quarterfinals begin Tuesday in Toms River with Shawnee vs. Woodbury and Nottingham vs. Haddonfield.
Don Bosco gets the Shawnee/Woodbury winner in one semifinal on Thursday at 5:30, while Roselle Catholic gets the Nottingham/Haddonfield winner on Thursday at 7:30.
The final is on Sunday.
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.