Found November 18, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The St. Joseph's University basketball team came up short in its pursuit of a Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title Saturday night in Brooklyn, losing 73-66 to Florida State in the championship game at Barclays Center. But for a number of Hawks players whose families were affected by Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc on New York City when it ravaged the East Coast in late October, just being home for the first time since the disaster felt like something to celebrate. Junior forwards Ronald Roberts Jr. and Halil Kanacevic and senior guard Chris Coyne all grew up in the New York City area, and each of them -- like so many others on their blocks, in their neighborhoods and across this devastated region -- has a story to tell. For Kanacevic, a former star at Curtis High School in Staten Island, it's a harrowing tale of a near miss. Kanacevic grew up in the South Beach area of New York's southernmost borough, one of the hardest-hit areas in the city. His house, on a hill at t...
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