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.
Syracuse Wins in Yet Another OT; Will Face Louisville for Big East Championship
NEW YORK – Six overtimes wasn’t enough for Syracuse.
After going six extra periods before downing UConn early Friday morning in a historic Big East quarterfinal, the Orange needed another OT to knock off West Virginia 74-69 in the semifinals later that same day.
“I’m sorry we didn’t give you a longer game tonight,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim cracked. “We tried.”
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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.