St. John's is aiming high, but probably not close to home, in hiring a new coach. Big East schools generally don't like to raid each other. So where does the Red Storm look? Here are five possible candidates:
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. Long Islander and NCAA
champion, would fit all the criteria. But would he come here? Oregon
, with Nike
money, reportedly also is in pursuit.
. Long Islander (Plainview) drew praise for being classy when he didn't make it off the NCAA bubble last week. High-profile enough?
, Siena. Ready to take the next step, but St. John's wants someone who has taken it before.
, Cornell. Star of this year's Big Dance so far, a Philly kid from Big East country. But ready for Big East?
A & M. Turned around Aggies program, played at Kansas, Larry Brown disciple. But how would he fit in New York?