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.
Tevin Mack, suspended at Texas since mid-January, will be given a release from the program, head coach Shaka Smart told ZAGSBLOG.
Mack will be eligible to transfer after the season.
The 6-foot-6 sophomore wing out of Columbia (S.C.) Dresser initially picked Texas over Georgia and Clemson. Smarthad initially secured a commitment from Mack at VCU.
Mack was averaging a team-best 14.8 points and 4.8 rebounds for the Longhorns.
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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.