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.
Seton Hall is among the schools in the mix for Israeli point guard Tom Maayan, currently at the Canarias Basketball Academy.
The 6-foot, 175-pound Maayan is considering the Pirates along with Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Virginia and Virginia Tech, a source with direct knowledge told SNY.tv.
“He’s a quick, athletic lefty point,” the source said.
“A pass-first point guard. Defensively, a hard-nosed, on-ball defender. He’s already qualified.
Seton Hall, which will need a point guard in 2012 to succeed senior Jordan Theodore, currently has three players on its roster from the CBA.
Seton Hall senior forward Herb Pope was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week. He currently leads the Big East in scoring at 20.9 points and is tied for first in rebounding at 11.7…Georgetown’s Hollis Thompson was named Player of the Week and Providence’s LaDontae Henton Rookie of the Week. Joining Pope on the Honor Roll are Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom, Pittsburgh’s Ashton Gibbs, Providence’s Gerard Coleman and West Virginia’s Kevin Jones.
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.