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.
Former Rider coach Tommy Dempsey has been hired as the new coach at Binghamton, a source confirmed to SNY.tv.
Dempsey, 38, is 119-105 (.531) at Rider since becoming coach before the 2005 postseason.
Dempsey declined comment but is expected to speak later this week.
Binghamton went 2-29 last season, 1-15 in America East. They lost 27 consecutive games and were ranked ranked 344 out of 344 Division I teams in the RPI.
Former Bearcats coach Mark Macon was fired April 30.
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.