“The Johnnies basketball family is ecstatic for Coach Dunlap’s opportunity. Mike’s selection as the Charlotte Bobcats’ head coach is a well-deserved honor,” Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin said in a statement.
A cerebral defender with uncanny timing, the 6-foot-9 big man will do a tremendous job protecting the rim for the Red Storm, who are now positioned to be a legitimate factor in the Big East next season.
Patrick Ewing is one of several candidates that the Charlotte Bobcats will interview for their head coaching vacancy, and the Hall of Fame center will meet with team officials next week, said people familiar with the situation.
St. John’s coach Steve Lavin and Villanova’s Jay Wright will serve as guest studio analysts for NCAA tournament coverage this week.
DePaul learned the hard way Wednesday night just how dangerous St. John’s freshman guard D’Angelo Harrison becomes when he gets hot behind the 3-point line.
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 has floundered without Steve Lavin’s leadership on the bench — and it appears the coach isn’t close to returning.
St. John’s couldn’t hit a shot. Well, the Red Storm did make one in a span of 26 shots in a 73-58 loss to No. 11 Louisville on Tuesday night.
St. John’s coach Steve Lavin won’t accompany his team to Thursday night’s game at No. 1 Kentucky, the third straight game and fourth this season he’s missed while recovering from prostate cancer surgery.
D’Angelo Harrison scored a season-high 21 points and St. John’s had its first good game from beyond the 3-point line in a 63-48 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) on Tuesday night.
If God’s Gift Achuiwa, the Red Storm’s sole hope for a low post presence can’t stay on the floor for 30 minutes, St. John’s will have a hard time staying competitive on the backboards regardless of their opponent.
Steve Lavin of St. John’s had prostate cancer surgery on Oct. 6. He was back on the bench just over a month after the surgery, and will be on the bench Thursday. He’s become even more involved in Coaches vs. Cancer than he had been for more than two decades.
Steve Lavin had been away from his team for just more than a month. He decided to return to the bench about 3 1/2 hours before St. John’s played its second game of the season.
Nurideen Lindsey scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half to lead St. John’s to a 74-59 victory over William & Mary on Monday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer.