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.
As if playing in the loaded Big East wasn’t hard enough for St. John’s.
The Red Storm (12-13, 3-10 Big East), who are mired in the bottom half of the brutal 16-team Big East, will step outside of conference play Thursday night for a nationally televised game against No. 9 Duke (20-5, 7-4 ACC) at Madison Square Garden. The contest will tip at 7 o’clock on ESPN.
It is the 11th consecutive year St. John’s has faced Duke. A year ago, the Blue Devils hammered the Red Storm 86-56 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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**Harvey Araton also has a good column on how Coach K and Jerry Colangelo rebuilt the U.S. Olympic team.
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.