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Lavin's impressive staff faces tall task

Diverse collection of coaches head Red Storm's massive rebuilding effort

Updated: November 11, 2010, 9:26 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- When Steve Lavin was hired at St. John's in late March, he inherited a team with a whopping 10 seniors on the roster. He was asked to do the best he could with that veteran group, but more importantly to attract elite recruits in order to build a team that could compete for a Big East championship and return St. John's to national prominence.

But first Lavin had to build another team, to help him get the job done: a coaching staff.

The group didn't come together ...

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