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.
A New York junior college is expected to be No. 1 in the nation when the next NJCAA poll comes out Tuesday.
Monroe College in New Rochelle is now a perfect 5-0 on the season after completing a three-game sweep during a trip to Florida.
Monroe was previously ranked No. 2 when it toppled No. 1 College of Southern Idaho, 71-54, Nov. 5.
On Sunday, the Mustangs downed Indian River State College, 90-87, in Florida. The game featured 18 lead changes and 12 ties.
Sophomore power forward Tauron Bailey of Harlem got the final field goal and added a free throw to give Monroe the win.
North Carolina-Central-bound Drimir Ferguson led Monroe with 26 points.
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.