In a game featuring the likes of D’Angelo Harrison, Phil Greene, Jason Calliste and Ray McCallum, one would in all likelihood find it safe to assume that Tuesday’s matchup between St. John’s and Detroit would more or less be decided by the play around the perimeter, right?
No easy buckets against Obekpa and the Red Storm. (Credit: Vinny Dusovic, St. John’s Athletics)
In his first regular season game on the sidelines in nearly a year after missing most of the 2011-2012 season while recovering from prostate cancer, Steve Lavin returned. As did the guard tandem of Greene and Harrison, the latter of the two coming off the bench. The duo hoisted up 29 shots between them Tuesday, connecting on 14 for a combined 44 points.The man who stole the show, however, and led the Red Storm to a season-opening 77-74 win over Detroit in Queens, New York, attempted only six shots. He converted on three.
His name is Chris Obekpa and, despite registering just seven points against the Titans, t...