D'Angelo Harrison got out of the coach's doghouse. Chris Obekpa made his way into the St. John's record book.
The Red Storm used a late run to take control, and then hung on to beat Detroit 77-74 on Tuesday.
Harrison was kicked out of practice, played limited minutes in the first exhibition and none in the second for not showing the leadership qualities coach Steve Lavin says he needs from the sophomore guard. He is the most experienced player on the youngest team in Division I.
Lavin was upset with Harrison's body language after calls by officials or if things went wrong on the court.
''I think I did a really good job and didn't react to anything,'' said Harrison who came off the bench to lead the Red Storm with 22 points. ''It's just keep taking steps.''
Lavin had a smile on his face when he talked about Harrison.
''Across the board I was really impressed,'' Lavin said. ''D'Angelo, from the time we threw him out of practice and took away his starting position, he's been outs...