Steve Lavin adds Gene Keady to staff

Updated: October 15, 2010, 11:45 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

St. John's coach Steve Lavin has added former Purdue coach Gene Keady to his staff.

Lavin told ESPN.com on Thursday that Keady, 74, will serve as the executive assistant or adviser to the head coach. Lavin said Keady will stay with St. John's from October to April and then make cameo appearances in the offseason as necessary. Keady also can be on the bench for games.

St. John's was expected to make the official announcement on Friday.

"The main responsibility that he'll ...

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