Steve Lavin says that while center Chris Obekpa’s suspension is “less than ideal,” he still believes the Red Storm has what it takes to overcome the shot blocker’s absence in the NCAA Tournament.
This season has been an emotional roller coaster for St. John’s, with the lows keeping the highs in check. Yet, somehow the Red Storm find themselves back in the tournament for the first time since 2010-11.
D’Angelo Harrison came to St. John’s with the reputation of being a dynamic scorer. Before his college career is over, he could also be viewed as a lethal facilitator.
The most highly sought after assistant coaching position in recent memory is close to being filled.
It’s starting to look more and more like Ben McLemore will wind up being the best player on Kansas next season.
Steve Lavin isn’t going anywhere. The St. John’s coach may not be on the sideline when the Red Storm are playing but he is in charge of the program.
Red Storm coach Steve Lavin said Tuesday that Branch has enrolled at St. John’s and that after sitting one season per NCAA transfer rules will have 3½ seasons of eligibility.
St. John’s might only have seven scholarship players available this season but they’ll be adding one big addition in practice.