No. 1 St. Patrick's to test Patterson, Mayo
Originally Published: February 21, 2007By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
The best team in the nation is coming to the Cam Henderson Center on the campus of Marshall University Thursday night, as No. 1 St. Patrick's (Elizabeth, N.J.) visits Huntington (W. Va.) at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN 2. The atmosphere will be electric, and the sold-out arena will have the feel of a big time college match-up, with 9,000 fans expected. No one will be disappointed, because this will not be a typical high school game. It will showcase some of the top high school players in the country, players that you will be watching over the next 5-6 years in college and some in the NBA.
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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.