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.
St. John’s to Play in Coaches vs. Cancer (UPDATED)
Maurice Harkless and St. John’s vaunted 2011 recruiting class will step into the limelight for a series of high-profile games next season.
In addition to hosting UCLA at Madison Square Garden and visiting Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the Johnnies will participate in the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer, ZAGSBLOG has learned.
Arizona and two other teams are also expected to compete in the event. Arizona features local products MoMo Jones, Kevin Parrom and Sidiki Johnson.
The regional rounds run Nov. 7-11 with the championship rounds Nov. 17-18 at the Garden.
This past year, Pittsburgh beat Texas, 68-66, in the final. Maryland and Illinois also made the trip to the Garden.
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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.