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 Preseason NIT brackets have been announced, with the final four taking place at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 26 and 28.
The first-round games will be played on Nov. 17. The remaining 12 teams who don’t advance to the Garden will play third- and fourth-round games on Nov. 24 and 25 on the home campus of the three highest remaining seeds.
North Regional at Purdue – Purdue vs. Eastern Michigan; Georgia vs. Loyola (Ill.)
West Regional at Arizona – Arizona vs. Florida Atlantic; Santa Clara vs. UAB
South Regional at Oklahoma vs. Mississippi Valley State; Davidson vs. James Madison
East Regional at Boston College – BC vs. Loyola (Md.); St. John’s vs. Cornell
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.