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.
Rashad Bishop wasn’t sure if he would ever make it back to the Cincinnati basketball team.
Head coach Mick Cronin suspended the 6-foot-6, 219-pound forward on the eve of the Big East tournament last March, and Bishop had to watch the games alone in his room.
“I was in my dorm just sitting there,” Bishop, who starred for coach Jim Ring at Paterson (N.J.) Kennedy and later for Dan Hurley at St. Benedict’s Prep, said Thursday by phone from Cincinnati.
“It was frustrating. It was hard watching the games but I had to.”
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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.