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Wednesday / December 19.
  • Derrick Mercer Makes Father Proud

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    PHILADELPHIA — Derrick Mercer Sr. is especially proud of his son, and not just because the diminutive point guard will lead 14th-seeded American University into the NCAA Tournament against No. 3 Villanova here on Thursday.

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    HURLEY PRODUCTS IN THE BIG DANCE

    Between them, Bob and Dan Hurley have nine former players competing in the NCAA Tournament. Here are the former St. Anthony (Bob Hurley) and St. Benedict’s (Dan) players in the Big Dance.

    Dwight Burke (St. Benedict’s), Marquette

    David Cubillan (St. Benedict’s), Marquette

    Derrick Mercer (St. Anthony), American

    Samardo Samuels (St. Benedict’s), Louisville

    Corey Stokes (St. Benedict’s), Villanova

    Tyshawn Taylor (St. Anthony), Kansas

    Frank Tchuisi (St. Benedict’s), Villanova

    Lance Thomas (St. Benedict’s), Duke

    Travon Woodall (St. Anthony), Pittsburgh

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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.