High expectations surround Red Storm

New St. John's head coach Steve Lavin hopes to begin the program's resurrection

Updated: November 10, 2010, 1:53 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- When St. John's took the floor moments before its exhibition game against Westmont College on Saturday night, there were four familiar faces on the court -- four seniors, all of whom appeared in almost every game last season, when the Red Storm finished 13th in the 16-team Big East.

What was new was the fifth starter -- the team's lone freshman, Dwayne Polee. And, of course, the man who sent him there -- new coach Steve Lavin.

Polee wasn't just on the court -- he was in ...

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