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.
Despite Rutgers Recruiting Haul, Gonzo Still Confident
SOUTH ORANGE — When last we saw Bobby Gonzalez and Fred Hill together, they were engaged in a Bill Belichick-style handshake that culminated a wild Big East regular-season finale in which Rutgers stunned Seton Hall on a last-second, off-balance 3-pointer by JR Inman at the Prudential Center.
More than two months after that infamous game, the man they call “Gonzo” finally owned up to his behavior.
“I take full responsibility for my actions,” Seton Hall’s Gonzalez said Wednesday. “I’m moving on from it. Period. It happened. It’s over with. I respect the university’s decision” to suspend him for the first conference game of the 2008-09 season.
Read the full column here.
My colleague JP Pelzman of The Record also has a story off yesterday’s presser with Gonzo.
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.