College hoops scoops
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If Louisville coach Rick Pitino was unhappy with his team's play in a 73-58 victory over St. John's Tuesday night, imagine how the Red Storm must have felt after shooting only 14.3 percent in the first half and going through a stretch where they made just one of 27 shots.
Asked how such futility might impact a team as young as St.John's, whose top six players include a junior college transfer...Read more »
Say what you will about the significance of a 91-67 victory over the likes of lowly Providence, but after all the turmoil an undermanned St. John's team has faced this season, it was one heck of a Big East debut for the six newcomers who joined veteran Malik Stith in the rotation. Of course, the 32-point performance of Moe Harkless already is in the record books as the most points scored by a freshman...Read more »
Life in the big leagues hasn't been easy for St. John's seven-man band of brothers. The Red Storm got roughed up pretty badly by No. 1 Kentucky, 81-59, Thursday night at Rupp Arena to fall to 4-4 for the season.
Trying to get by with a 6-man recruiting class plus holdover veteran Malik Stith has left the Red Storm outmanned against quality competition. But one of the three recruits who failed...Read more »