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.
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Fresno State transfer Jarred Hyder is headed to Cal.
The 6-foot-3 freshman guard from chose the Bears over BYU, St. Mary’s, Missouri and Washington State. He will sit one year to play three under the current rules.
“I picked them just because [of] the fit and opportunity I have there along with being on the PAC-12 platform,” he said. “I’ll bring scoring, defense and leadership.”
Hyder averaged 9.1 points, 3.1 assists and 2.6 rebounds last season as a freshman in 24 starts.
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.