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.
The 6-foot-2 sophomore guard will sit one to play two after averaging 10.4 points, 2.6 assists and 2.0 rebounds last season. He broke down his top five for ZAGSBLOG:
Georgetown: “I like the way that they play. They really push the tempo and that’s comfortable to play with.”
BYU: “Coach [Mark] Pope is really building something special at BYU and it would be cool to be a part of that.”
San Diego State” “They really let their players play, and I loved watching those guys play last year.”
Tulsa: I’ve had a great relationship with coach [Frank] Haith for awhile now, and he’s a really good man and coach.”
Wake Forest: “I’m already home, I have a great relationship with [Steve] Forbes and the whole staff, I’m very familiar with the system already.”
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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.