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Monday / January 30.
  • N'Diaye's Dunk Makes Statement; Recruiting Notes

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    PRINCETON, N.J. — Hamady N’Diaye leaped high above the rim and dunked home a Mike Coburn miss to give Rutgers a three point lead with 10.6 seconds left against Princeton at Jadwin Gym.

    N’Diaye’s athletic play and two foul shots in the final seconds by JR Inman helped insure a 49-44 victory by the Scarlet Knights instead of another ignominious loss in its non-conference schedule.

    “The dunk to me was just the play that I had to make for my team,” said N’Diaye, a 6-foot-11 junior center originally from Senegal. “I saw the opportunity and I just took it because we needed some points. It was a close game.”

    Read the full story and recruiting notes here.



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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.