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 year ago, UConn stunned the college basketball recruiting world by landing DeAndre Daniels in the spring and then following that up by adding Andre Drummond in August.
Now the Huskies are hoping to pull off a similar coup in 2012 by landing some combination of Chris Obekpa, Nerlens Noel and Tony Parker during the late signing period.
Their best shot may be with Obekpa, the 6-foot-9 shot-blocking sensation out of Our Savior New American on Long Island.
Obekpa is considering about a dozen schools, but UConn is right there among the leaders.
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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.