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Monday / December 18.
  • Coach Says Theodore Was Slighted For Cousy Award

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    Fifty college point guards were nominated last week for the Bob Cousy  Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award.

    And Seton Hall’s Jordan Thedore did not make the list.

    This despite the fact that Theodore, a senior from Englewood, N.J., leads the Big East in assists (7.3 apg), ranks 13th in scoring (15.8 ppg) and ranks ninth in steals (1.8 spg). (Seton Hall’s Fuquan Edwin leads the league in steals at 3.3).

    “I don’t understand how a guy leading the league in assists is not on the list for best point guards,” Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard told SNY.tv. “He’s playing great.”

    Theodore went for a career-high 26 points and added eight assists Friday when Seton Hall won its eighth straight, 87-61, at Longwood.

    Seton Hall is 11-1 on the season, thanks largely to Theodore and senior power forward Herb Pope, who is helping his pro stock by leading the nation in double-doubles with eight.

    “I think [Theodore] is playing at a really good level,” Willard said. “Probably for [10] out of the [11] games this year he’s just been spectacular.”

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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.