Pope's life has been a lesson in survival

Seton Hall forward has rebounded from a series of bumps in the road

Updated: May 1, 2010, 6:51 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

At age 21, Seton Hall sophomore Herb Pope has already survived bullet wounds, fathered a child, transferred colleges and been subjected to criticism and slurs after committing a dirty foul in front of television cameras. And now he is in a New Jersey hospital as family and friends come to visit and wait, hoping once again for the best.

Seton Hall released a statement early Thursday afternoon in response to numerous questions about Pope's status. "Seton Hall sophomore men's basketball ...

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