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.
Through the first five games of the Big East-Big 12 Battle, the Big East is leading 4-1.
The series will continue through Dec. 22. All
10 teams from each league will participate. The games will be played
in the local markets of the home teams with five home games for each
The four-year agreement continues through
2022-23 with an equal number of games played in each conference’s home
market each year. The matchups were jointly determined.
RESULTS/SCHEDULE:Wednesday, Dec. 4
Georgetown 81, Oklahoma State 74
DePaul 65, Texas Tech 60
Saturday, Dec. 7
St. John’s 70, West Virginia 68 (Story here)
Marquette 73, Kansas State 65
Sunday, Dec. 8
Iowa State 76, Seton Hall 66
Tuesday, Dec. 10
Butler at Baylor 9:00 ESPN2
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Oklahoma at Creighton 8:30 FS1
Saturday, Dec. 21
Kansas at Villanova (WF) Noon FOX
Texas at Providence 2:00 FOX
Sunday, Dec. 22
Xavier at TCU 5:00 ESPN2
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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.