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.
Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina Each Place Two on Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20
Kentucky, Kansas and North Carolina each placed two players on the Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 list.
Kentucky freshman De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk both made the list, as did Kansas freshman Josh Jackson and senior Frank Mason, as well as North Carolina’s Joel Berry and Justin Jackson.
Mason on Wednesday was also given the best odds by Bovada to win the AP National Player of the Year Award.
Washington’s Markelle Fultz, UCLA’s Lonzo Ball, Villanova’s Josh Hart, Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss and Central Michigan’s Marcus Keene are among the other finalists.
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.