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.
Former UConn AD Jeff Hathaway has been named Consultant to Big East Commissioner John Marinatto for Men’s Basketball.
Hathaway will advise the conference on men’s basketball matters.
Hathaway announced his retirement from Connecticut in August. He had served as athletic director since 2003. Hathaway was the athletic director at Colorado State University from 2001-03. From 1990-2001, he was the executive associate athletic director at UConn.
Hathaway is a four-year member of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and will serve as chair for the 2011-12 basketball season.
In related news, Marinatto will hold a conference call Tuesday to discuss realignment matters.
The Big East has extended invitations to Air Force, Boise State and Navy for football only, and to Houston, SMU and Central Florida for all sports.
Former Purdue commit Kyle Molock, a 6-1 guard from Ohio, has pledged to St. Joe’s, sources told SNY.tv…DePaul frosh Montray Clemons will miss the season with a ruptured left patella tendon.
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.