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.
Villanova sophomore guard Achraf Yacoubou is mulling three schools for his next destination.
The 6-foot-4 Long Island native is considering St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, his high school coach, John Buck of Long Island Lutheran, told SNY.tv.
“Those are the main three now,” Buck said. “He enjoyed his visit to St. Louis and is planning on visiting Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech soon.
Yacoubou averaged 2.9 points and 2.6 rebounds in 12 minutes last season at Villanova.
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.