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.
Whoever becomes the next coach at St. John’s will inherit an experienced team with nine seniors that could make a run at the 2011 NCAA tournament.
That person will also inherit a team with as many as nine scholarships to give for the incoming class.
That very fact was one of the reasons St. John’s athletic director Chris Monasch fired Norm Roberts last Thursday after six seasons.
“We’re coming upon a very important year in our program’s history with nine scholarships being available. We thought it was in the best interests of our program for the long term to go in a different direction,” Monasch said last week on a conference call with reporters.
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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.