St. John's loses 77-58 to No. 9 Orange on sad day
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The pregame meal was unlike any other for the St. John's Red Storm.
Coach Steve Lavin had a simple message: "Keep your head up. I'm with you." But he wasn't there to give it in person.
Six hours after Lavin left town after receiving word of the death of his 82-year-old father, the Red Storm started slowly against No. 9 Syracuse, rallied hard in the second half, then faded late in a 77-58 loss.
"It was just crazy. It was just quiet in the room," D'Angelo Harrison ...
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