Red Storm Land Two

The Red Storm borrowed a couple of Pennsylvania natives and rounded out their 2007 recruiting class with a late surge.

The past few days have been outstanding to the St. John's Red Storm. Norm Roberts' team closed the spring recruiting period by accepting a pair of quality commitments.

D.J. Kennedy, a wing out of Pittsburgh (Penn.) Schenley got the ball rolling over the weekend and Sean Evans capped it on Monday.

Evans, a 6-foot-7 power forward/small forward, picked the Red Storm after looking at options involving Miami, Nebraska, St. Bonaventure, LaSalle and Temple.

"It was the overall atmosphere," Evans told Scout.com. "It was a good feeling and they have a good recruiting class. It's like a family; it felt right."

The Storm presented Evans with a chance to leave but in a sense, remain in an atmosphere similar to Philly. "It's kind of far but not too far and I can sill get back when I need to. It's kind of a like a home away from home."

Evans averaged 22 points a game last season.

To land Kennedy, the Red Storm outlasted a late charge from Georgia and a host of regional programs. He'll be a welcome addition as a strong minded wing player who has a dose of athleticism and the ability to play multiple positions.


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