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.
Mo Bamba, Quade Green, Nick Richards Among Recruits at Champions Classic
NEW YORK — Mohamed Bamba, Quade Green and Nick Richards are among the recruits expected here at Madison Square Garden for the Champions Classic Tuesday night.
No. 2 Kentucky faces No. 13 Michigan State in the first game, while No. 1 Duke gets No. 7 Kansas in the second.
The 7-foot Bamba and the 6-foot Green — teammates on the PSA Cardinals AAU team — remain uncommitted, while the 6-11 Richards out of The Patrick School (N.J.) committed to Kentucky last week.
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.