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  1. Coaches continue fighting prostate cancer

    Diamond Leung

    Concordia University Chicago coach Tyler Jones revealed his prostate cancer diagnosis with his team and the nation when it was broadcast on ESPN last month, as he decided to take his battle public. St. John's coach Steve Lavin is the high-profile ...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  2. St. John's recruiting class takes major hit

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's scored what appeared to have been the nation's third-ranked recruiting class, with coach Steve Lavin leading the nation in luring six top-100 players to New York. But this afternoon, the NCAA eligibility center informed the school that ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  3. Reds give Amir Garrett a $1 million bonus

    Diamond Leung

    There are one million and one reasons why St. John's signee Amir Garrett should have woken up today with a big smile on his face. An ESPNU top-100 recruit in the 2011 class, Garrett agreed to terms last night on a contract with the Cincinnati Reds...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  4. Steve Lavin's lost wallet causes nightmare

    Diamond Leung

    College coaches have it rough in July. While shuffling from AAU tournament to AAU tournament looking for the next big thing, there's the cross-country red-eye flights, time spent away from the family, humidity and plenty of other nonsense to deal ...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  5. Future coaches looking to rise up

    Diamond Leung

    College coaches will be in Las Vegas next week during the recruiting period looking for the next great player, and some of them will also try to inspire the next great coach. Rising Coaches Elite, a coaching clinic for Division I men's basketball ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  6. Steve Lavin the face of Coaches vs. Cancer

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's coach Steve Lavin announced in April he would spend the coming weeks undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer in the fall. He's taken time to put the final touches on his highly regarded recruiti...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  7. God's Gift Achiuwa signs with St. John's

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's coach Steve Lavin doesn't call God's Gift Achiuwa, his newly signed junior college transfer, God. He calls him Gift, which is exactly what he is to the Red Storm's recruiting class. ESPNU had ranked St. John's as having the third-best c...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  8. Gonzaga a 'Final Four-capable team'

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- Steve Lavin momentarily put on his analyst's cap and gave a glowing review of Gonzaga's chances in the NCAA tournament after the Zags dominated his St. John's team throughout an 86-71 second-round win. "They're definitely a Final Four-ca...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  9. St. John's-Saint Mary's quick reactions

    Diamond Leung

    Some quick impressions after Saint Mary's 76-71 win against St. John's: Not that we didn't know this before, but Dwayne Polee II is really athletic. He showed off his great leaping ability with a breakaway dunk in the first half, revealing why it...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  10. A pregame look at St. John's-Saint Mary's

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- On the eve of his return to coaching, St. John's coach Steve Lavin went on a stroll down memory lane in San Francisco, showing his team the postcard views of the city where he was born. The Red Storm visited the Golden Gate Bridg...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  11. John Wooden also gave relationship advice

    Diamond Leung

    When college coaches made their pilgrimages to see John Wooden, more often than not, it wasn't game strategies they wanted to discuss. They wanted to learn life skills, and the late Hall of Fame coach was one of the best at giving out advice. St. ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  12. St. John's recruit commits on the spot

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's has received a late commitment from guard Michael Perez, and according to the Tucson Citizen, coach Steve Lavin after watching Perez play at an AAU tournament in Long Beach, Calif. offered a scholarship and got the commitment right then an...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  13. Remi Barry remains hopeful, but unsigned

    Diamond Leung

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Remi Barry, one of the last remaining unsigned high-major recruits in the country, might have seemed somewhat out of place playing in a July AAU tournament geared toward college coaches evaluating the recruiting classes of 2011 and b...

    Blog | July 10, 2010
  14. Lavin to recruit at biblical proportions?

    Diamond Leung

    St. John's coach Steve Lavin is set to reintroduce himself to the recruiting scene this month, and look for him to be one of the more active coaches evaluating talent. No, that doesn't necessarily mean Lavin will be riding an exercise bike while w...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  15. Coaching fraternity speaks on John Wooden

    Diamond Leung

    Jim Boeheim, Syracuse: "When I think of a basketball coach the only one I ever thought of was Coach Wooden. He had a great life and helped so many coaches until well in his 90s. Every time I talked to him he would give me some words of advice. He's t...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  16. Jim Saia is a coach without a team

    Diamond Leung

    Jim Saia technically served two terms as USC interim head coach after Henry Bibby was fired and again after new hire Rick Majerus resigned five days into the job. He was also Steve Lavin's longtime assistant at UCLA. Saia's career took another det...

    Blog | May 26, 2010