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.
Joey Brunk reunites with Chris Holtmann at Ohio State
By ADAM ZAGORIAJoey Brunk is reuniting with his former coach.
The 6-foot-11 senior center from Indianapolis is transferring to Ohio State from Indiana to play for Chris Holtmann for whom he played one season at Butler.
Brunk played his first three seasons at Butler — including his redshirt season for Holtmann in 2016-17 — before transferring to Indiana where he averaged 6.8 points and 5.2 rebounds in the 2019-20 season. He did not play last season due to a back injury but should will provide a valuable inside presence for the Buckeyes.
Brunk joins a frontcourt that will include senior Kyle Young, juniors E.J. Liddell and Ibrahima Diallo and sophomore Zed Key. Liddell is testing the NBA Draft waters.
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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.