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.
Seton Hall’s Whitehead Could Return Saturday Against Xavier
Seton Hall freshman guard Isaiah Whitehead is making “good progress” on his stress fracture following a morning meeting with the doctor and could return Saturday for the Xavier game, head coach Kevin Willard told SNY.tv.
“We will see how he does today [Thursday] and [Friday] and then make that decision,” Willard said by text.
Whitehead on Thursday Tweeted: “God Is Good”
The Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year, Whitehead is averaging 11.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists. He has missed nine games and hasn’t played since a Dec. 21 loss at Georgia.
Seton Hall is 14-6, 4-4 in the Big East following Wednesday’s road win at Marquette.
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.