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.
Hofstra announced Friday that new head coach Mo Cassara has a four-year contract.
“Mo Cassara was named our head men’s basketball coach on May 5 of this year,” Hofstra AD Jack Hayes said in a statement. “When his hire was released we announced that Coach Cassara had signed a multi-year agreement with the University. To clarify, Coach Cassara has a four-year contract and we are excited about the program that Mo is developing. Hofstra University looks forward to a successful 2010-11 campaign and many more in the future with Mo Cassara as our head coach.”
Hofstra opens the season Saturday at home against Division 3 Farmingdale State.
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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.