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.
Maryland junior guard Nick Faust is transferring to Oregon State, sources told SNY.tv.
The 6-foot-6 Baltimore native averaged 9.4 points and 3.7 rebounds last season for the Terps.
As per NCAA transfer rules, he must sit out next season and will finish his college career in 2015-16.
The No. 48-ranked player out of high school, Faust is the highest-ranked player out of high school to commit to Oregon State coach Craig Robinson.
Former Maryland big man Shaq Clearepreviously announced he would transfer to Texas, while freshman guard Roddy Peters has yet to pick a new school.
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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.