St. John's blessed with gift from above

God's Gift Achiuwa is not the Johnnies' best recruit, but is by far the biggest name

Updated: May 5, 2011, 10:30 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Just four days after Easter Sunday, St. John's and coach Steve Lavin received a gift from God -- literally.

God's Gift Achiuwa -- a 6-foot-9 power forward and junior college All-American -- became the latest player to join St. John's stellar 2010-11 recruiting class, which was already ranked the No. 3 class in the country by ESPN.com, behind only Kentucky and Duke.

Achiuwa is far from the biggest name in the group of nine incoming players, which includes six members of ...

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