St. John's team got a life lesson

The Johnnies learned a lot in Syracuse -- and it had nothing to do with basketball

Updated: February 12, 2013, 6:57 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Corny as it sounds, college athletics, at its core, is supposed to be about education.

The St. John's men's basketball team received a major life lesson on Sunday in upstate New York.

The final score tells us that No. 9-ranked Syracuse blew out the Red Storm, 77-58.

But the real winners were the St. John's players and coaches, who will remember this day for a very different reason.

Assistant coach Rico Hines delivered the news at the team's pregame ...

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