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.
Steve Lavin’s recruiting haul gets bigger by the day.
One day after introducing a five-man recruiting class, St. John’s received a verbal pledge from 6-foot-10 Los Angeles Price center Norvel Pelle, the No. 2 center in the Class of 2011.
“It feels like a home away from home,” Pelle told ESPNU. “Coach Lavin is a very smart guy. He’s a very smart coach. I just loved the way he approached the situation.
“He was calm and cool. He knew other schools wanted me and he gave me space and also made sure I knew they wanted me.”
Click here to read the full story at SNY.ST. BEN’S DUO SIGNSVaughn Gray (George Mason) & Tyler Harris (N.C. State) of St. Benedict’s Prep both signed today at about 3:30…Neumann-Goretti guard Lamin Fulton signed with St. Peter’s…Khalid Lewis of Team NJABC and Trenton Catholic signed with Delaware…Luke Piotrowski of Team NJABC and Atlantic Christian signed with Richmond.
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.