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.
West Virginia will open Big East play on the road when it visits Seton Hall on Saturday.
But for junior forward Da’Sean Butler, it will be a homecoming.
The 6-foot-7, 233-pound Butler is a Newark, N.J., native who led Bloomfield (N.J.) Tech to three New Jersey Group 1 state championships and the 2006 Essex County title. A first-team All-State selection, he also played in the Jordan Brand Regional Game at Madison Square Garden as a senior.Read the full story here.
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.