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.
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By ADAM ZAGORIA
Marquette announced some major news on Monday.
The Big East program will lose brothers Sam and Joey Hauser to transfer.
Sam Hauser, a 6-foot-8 junior forward, was Marquette’s second-leading scorer at 14.9 points per game along with 7.2 rebounds per game.
Joey Hauser, a 6-9 freshman, averaged 9.7 points and 5.3 rebounds.
Marquette star Markus Howard, the reigning Big East Player of the Year, previously announced he would return for his senior season. Howard averaged 25.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
Marquette likely would have been the favorite to win the Big East had all three players returned. Now the league appears more wide open, with Villanova, Seton Hall, Georgetown and Creighton all expected to have strong teams.
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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.