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.
Less than 24 hours after officially landing Kadeem Jack, Rutgers coach Mike Rice added to his impressive recruiting haul by picking up a commitment from St. Anthony senior point guard Myles Mack.
The 5-foot-10, 157-pound Mack is the No. 23 point guard in the nation according to Rivals and averaged 14.8 points and 2.8 steals last year at Paterson (N.J.) Catholic.
“I’m going to Rutgers University next year,” Mack said Wednesday by phone in his first interview. “I chose it because it’s close to home and my parents and my family and my friends get to come see me play. I built a good relationship with Coach Rice in the past few weeks.”
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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.