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.
Rodney Purvis reaffirmed his commitment to Louisville in the wake of former Louisville assistant Tim Fuller leaving for Missouri.
“No. There is no change. I’m still committed to Louisville,” Purvis told NewsObserver.com Wednesday.
The 6-foot-4, 185-pound guard from the Class of 2012 verbally committed to Louisville over Duke in December.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino will have a totally new staff next season. Fuller departed. Steve Masiello is the new head coach at Manhattan. Mark Lieberman was demoted to Director of Basketball Operations. Ralph Willard, the current Director of Basketball Ops, is retiring.
Former Florida assistant Richard Pitino, the coach’s son, is expected to fill one of the assistant coaching slots.
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.