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Thursday / December 1.
  • Jack Leads Rice to SNY Championship; Boys & Girls Beats Lutheran in a Squeaker

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    NEW YORK – After a whirlwind trip to Arizona earlier this week, Kadeem Jack finally got enough rest Friday night.

    He slept until 1 on Saturday afternoon and then came to play in the SNY Invitational championship game.

    The 6-foot-9 Jack capped a comeback from 19 points down in the third quarter by draining two clutch foul shots in the final seconds of overtime and then blocking a shot on the defensive end to lead Rice to a thrilling 63-58 victory over Cardozo at Long Island University-Brooklyn.

    Read the full story here.

    **And click here to read about how Mike Taylor, Antione Slaughter and Boys & Girls downed Villanova-bound Achraf Yacoubou and Long Island LutheranĀ in the consolation game.

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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.