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 ZAGORIADon Carey isn’t going very far for his next college stop.
The 6-foot-5 guard from Upper Marlboro, Md., is transferring to Maryland from Georgetown.
Carey previously declared for the 2022 NBA Draft while maintaining his college eligibility.
Carey, the first captain named under coach Patrick Ewing, had spent the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons at Georgetown following stints at Mount St. Mary’s (2017-18) and Siena (2019-20).
Carey has one year of eligibility remaining due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the 2020-21 season.
In two years at Georgetown, Carey appeared in 54 games, making 48 starts while averaging 10.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 2.3 apg. He shot 43.8% (192-438) from the field and 40.9% from 3-point range while hitting 90.0% (99-110) of his shots from the free throw line.
In four years of collegiate basketball, Carey scored 1,215 points, grabbed 386 rebounds and dished out 305 assists in 116 games played with 108 starts to his credit. Following the 2021-22 regular season, Carey was the recipient of the Big East Sportsmanship Award.
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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.