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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297200

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I was pretty young at the time, and some of the older fans might have a better memory, but I was watching a NIT game with my father, who had attended SJU, in the late forties. The game was in black and white, and I can recall Leroy Ellis and Kevin Loughery for us, and John Thompson and Vinnie Ernst for Providence, who wore the jerseys with sleeves.

Other NIT games, in that era, involved SJU vs Utah, with Bill McGill, and vs New Mexico, with Ira Harge. I think we lost all of those games.
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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297201

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based on the dates given in this thread, half the board could have attended coach lou c's baptism.

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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297202

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section10 wrote: based on the dates given in this thread, half the board could have attended coach lou c's baptism.


Now you're pushing it, his wedding maybe, but not is baptism.:) ;)
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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297227

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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297231

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Freshman year of college 2008 ( it was against providence)

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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297233

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I remember going to a game when Tony Jackson was a senior. He put on a show. Not sure who it was against.

The game that I remember the most was Joe Lapchick's last game as St. Johns coach in 1965. I was a senior in high school and went to the NIT Championship game at the Old Madison Square Garden. We beat Villanova who had Wali Jones, Jim Washington, and George Leftwich. We had the McIntyre brothers, Cleuss, and my good friend Sonny Dove. It was a hell of a game. I was happy to see Coach Lapchick go out on top.

On a side note, I was probably the only Black kid who wanted to be Kenny McIntyre, lol.
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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297234

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panther2 wrote: I remember going to a game when Tony Jackson was a senior. He put on a show. Not sure who it was against.

The game that I remember the most was Joe Lapchick's last game as St. Johns coach in 1965. I was a senior in high school and went to the NIT Championship game at the Old Madison Square Garden. We beat Villanova who had Wali Jones, Jim Washington, and George Leftwich. We had the McIntyre brothers, Cleuss, and my good friend Sonny Dove. It was a hell of a game. I was happy to see Coach Lapchick go out on top.

Panther, that is a loooooong time ago, you are near when I was a student at SJU.....

On a side note, I was probably the only Black kid who wanted to be Kenny McIntyre, lol.

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What was the first St.Johns game you saw ? 10 months 2 weeks ago #297267

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First St. Johns game I ever saw was St. Johns vs Davidson at Alumni Hall in 1979

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1996-97 Vs LIU. My freshman year. Felipe, Zendon, Tarik and Co. Fran F's first game coaching. We lost.

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The Holiday Festival game vs NC State when they had Julius Hodge. I was in high school at the time.

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