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.
NEW YORK – They may be the appetizer instead of the main course, but don’t try telling that to the recruits in Saturday’s Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game at Madison Square Garden.
While the nationally televised Jordan Brand Classic features All-Americans Tyreke Evans and Devin Ebanks (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), the Regional Game (HSBnetwork.tv, 6:30) will feature seven players committed to Big East schools, three to newly minted national champion Kansas and two to the SEC.
Here are the storylines coming out of the Regional Team practices at Long Island University-Brooklyn.
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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.