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.
Cincinnati lands Utah Valley transfer Aziz Bandaogo
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Utah Valley transfer Aziz Bandaogo has committed to Cincinnati, he announced on Twitter.
The 7-foot native of Senegal averaged 11.5 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.9 rebounds per game. The WAC Defensive Player of the Year, he is an elite rim protector and huge get — literally and figuratively — for coach Wes Miller’s squad.
Bandaogo went for 15 points and 12 boards in Utah Valley’s NIT win over Cincinnati, and then had 14 points and 16 boards in the NIT semifinals against UAB.
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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.