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.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After giving away big second-half leads to Georgetown and Connecticut in recent weeks, Seton Hall wasn’t about to let New Jersey-rival Rutgers steal another one from them.
Jeremy Hazell scored 19 points and became the fourth player in Seton Hall history to score 2,000 points and Jordan Theodore tallied seven of his 18 points late as the Pirates (11-14, 5-8 Big East) held off turnover-plagued Rutgers 69-64 Saturday night.
The victory came just hours after coach Kevin Willard dismissed seniors Keon Lawrence and Jamel Jackson from the team for violations of team rules.
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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.