St. John's Harkless sets record in Big East debut

Moe Harkless of St. John's scores two of

Moe Harkless of St. John's scores two of his game high 32 points during a game against Providence. (Dec. 27, 2011) (Credit: Errol Anderson)

Think of all the great basketball names that have come through the Big East. Now, put the name of St. John's Moe Harkless at the top of one very impressive list. His 32 points in the Red Storm's 91-67 blowout of Providence last night in front of a Carnesecca Arena sellout crowd of 5,602 set the record for a freshman in his Big East debut.

Harkless broke the mark of 30 shared by Georgetown's...

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