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.
Villanova freshman forward Mouphtaou Yarou continues to be evaluated by physicians after leaving San Juan, Puerto Rico last Thursday. He underwent tests at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia on Tuesday in an effort to determine the origins of a viral infection. Team physicians are awaiting test results.
Yarou is listed as very doubtful to play Saturday when Villanova hosts LaSalle at 3:30 p.m.The school said further updates will be forthcoming in accordance with federal HIPAA regulations when the information becomes available.Yarou was recently cleared to play by the NCAA despite concerns about his age.Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter
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.