Ricardo Gathers commits to St. John's

Originally Published: July 30, 2011
By Paul Biancardi | ESPN Recruiting

Ricardo Gathers, the No. 43 overall player in the ESPNU 100, committed to coach Steve Lavin and St. John's over LSU, Syracuse, Texas and Arizona on Saturday.

"I picked St. John's because of the coaching staff and I liked the way Coach Lavin communicated with me throughout the process," said The Laplace (La.) Riverside power forward. "A year ago he was recruiting me and I didn't think much of it, until I saw how they played on television and how much success they were having.

"I can't ...

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