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.
Who is the National College Player of the Year?
Here are four good options to choose from, so please cast your vote.
Freshman Anthony Davis leads the nation in blocks for No. 1 Kentucky and is the likely No. 1 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
West Virginia senior Kevin Jones is tied for third nationally with 13 double-doubles and could end up being the Big East Player of the Year. His 11.5 rebounds per game ranks fourth nationally.
Creighton sophomore Doug McDermott is the nation’s third-leading scorer and has the Blue Jays at 18-2 and in first place in the Missouri Valley.
And Kansas junior Thomas Robinson overcame the loss of his grandfather, grandmother and mother within a three-week span last season to lead Kansas to a No. 5 national ranking. He ranks second nationally with 12.0 boards per game and is also tied for third nationally in double-doubles with 13.
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.