Sunday, February 22, 2009

Recruiting Rivals Reunite

While the rivalry is no where near the Calhoun/Calipari level or anything of that type, St. John's coach Norm Roberts and Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez are often caught in high-stakes recruiting battles.

A science that is light years from exact, the art of recruiting has built up continuous competition for the two Big East game generals. Both shoulder the onus of salesman on a 24-hour, 365 days a year schedule.

Both coaches scour the New York and New Jersey landscape for talent, looking to sell young stallions on their respective Universities.