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St. John’s opens Philly Hoop Classic vs. Brown

November 20, 2009

D.J. Kennedy looks to continue hot shooting vs. the Bears

@ Carnesecca Arena: Queens, New York

St. John’s Red Storm (2-0)

vs.

Brown Bears (1-2)

Game Time: 7 pm

Line: St. John’s (-15.5)

News and Notes:  St. John’s and Brown have only met on one other occasion, on Nov. 26, 1976, in the Lapchick Tournament named for the legendary Hall of Fame Redmen coach, Joe Lapchick.  Brown is coming off a 78-57 loss to Rhode Island.  They are led by All-Ivy Senior center Matt Mullery who averaged 16.1 ppg last season, 4th in the Ivy League.  The Red Storm will once again be without Anthony Mason Jr. and Rob Thomas.  St. John’s continues play in the Philly Hoop Group Classic at the Palestra, facing Siena on Nov. 27 and Temple on Nov. 28.

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