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.
As the second April live period begins, Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin and his staff got some good news.
Mamoudou Diarra, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Greenville (S.C.) 22 Feet Academy and Senegal, pledged to Cincinnati.
Missouri, N.C. State, Kansas State, Rutgers, SMU, Mississippi State, Wichita State, UConn and St. John’s reached out to Diarra after he decommitted from Washington following the coaching change.
He is ranked the No. 38 small forward in the Class of 2017 by 247sports.com.
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.