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.
Malik Fitts, a 6-foot-8 forward from Brewster (N.H.) Academy and Rancho Cucamonga, CA, will transfer to St. Mary’s from South Florida.
The No. 55 small forward in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com, Fitts averaged 7.4 points and 4.6 rebounds last season. He will sit one season to play three.
“I really respect and trust coach [Randy] Bennett and his staff to develop me as a player,” Fitts said. “A lot of St. Mary’s really reminds me of my high school. And I also love the winning culture that he has been having throughout the years he has been there. Also being close to home isn’t as bad so I’m really excited for this next journey.”
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, 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.