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.
Hit the Video Player at upper right for my interview from Big East media day with West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, whose club was picked eighth in the AP preseason poll and ninth in the Coaches’ poll.
The Mountaineers feature a strong New York/New Jersey flavor with senior forwards Da’Sean Butler of Newark and and Wellington Smith of Summit, N.J.; sophomore forward Devin Ebanks of Long Island City, N.Y.; sophomore guard Darryl “Truck” Bryant of Brooklyn; sophomore wing Kevin Jones of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; and freshman center Danny Jennings of Staten Island, whom Huggins said may be the “best athlete on the team.”
For more on the Mountaineers, read my feature on Butler and Ebanks.
(Photo courtesy West Virginia Athletics)
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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.