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March 11, 1985 | RANDY HARVEY
Practice has ended, but the work day is far from over for St. John's Coach Lou Carnesecca. A reporter from the New York Daily News is at Alumni Hall on the St. John's campus in Queens to interview Carnesecca, after which the coach is to be interviewed by a reporter from the New York Post. He got the columnist from the New York Times out of the way before practice. Six television crews are waiting, some impatiently.
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January 28, 2001 | From Associated Press
Lou Carnesecca has spent his life in New York City. He grew up on the East Side of Manhattan, went to school at St. John's in Brooklyn and then spent 24 seasons as his alma mater's coach after it moved to Queens. On Tuesday night, the 76-year-old Carnesecca will be honored by Madison Square Garden when a banner with his name will raised to the ceiling of "The World's Most Famous Arena." His sense of humor showed when he was asked about his name heading for the rafters.
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April 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Brian Mahoney, an assistant for 16 years to Lou Carnesecca, will succeed him as St. John's basketball coach. The school called a news conference today to announce the replacement for Carnesecca, who retired April 13 after 24 seasons. Mahoney reportedly was the only person interviewed for the job.
SPORTS
April 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Brian Mahoney, an assistant for 16 years to Lou Carnesecca, will succeed him as St. John's basketball coach. The school called a news conference today to announce the replacement for Carnesecca, who retired April 13 after 24 seasons. Mahoney reportedly was the only person interviewed for the job.
SPORTS
April 14, 1992 | From Associated Press
Lou Carnesecca, known for his sweaters, success and sideline shtick, retired as coach of St. John's on Monday, a month before his enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Carnesecca, 67, stepped down after 24 seasons at St. John's, a school he took to postseason play each of those years and the only college he ever worked at. "It's going to be very difficult to put the ball down, but the time has come," he said at a packed news conference on campus. "There are two reasons, really.
SPORTS
January 28, 2001 | From Associated Press
Lou Carnesecca has spent his life in New York City. He grew up on the East Side of Manhattan, went to school at St. John's in Brooklyn and then spent 24 seasons as his alma mater's coach after it moved to Queens. On Tuesday night, the 76-year-old Carnesecca will be honored by Madison Square Garden when a banner with his name will raised to the ceiling of "The World's Most Famous Arena." His sense of humor showed when he was asked about his name heading for the rafters.
SPORTS
March 22, 1991 | MIKE DOWNEY
His father owned and operated Carnesecca's Italian Delicatessen on Manhattan's East Side. Little Looie gave his old man a hand as soon as he got home from Our Lady of Perpetual Help grammar school, this being back in the mid-1930s, long before he joined the Coast Guard and went off to serve in the war and then came home to play and coach basketball for St. John's University in Queens. The deli was his kind of place. "Ay, 'Carnesecca!'
SPORTS
April 30, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Brian Mahoney, 43, was named head basketball coach at St. John's Wednesday, succeeding Lou Carnesecca, 67.
SPORTS
February 9, 1986 | Associated Press
Lou Carnesecca of St. John's was named Tuesday to coach a team in the annual Elks-Hall of Fame basketball game April 19 at Market Square Arena. The opposing coach, announced earlier, will be Digger Phelps of Notre Dame.
SPORTS
May 12, 1992
Playground legend Connie Hawkins, who once was shunned by the game in a cheating scandal, was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, along with Bob Lanier and Sergei Belov, one of the first great guards from the former Soviet Union. Lusia Harris Stewart and Nera White were the first two women players honored, and Lou Carnesecca, Al McGuire, Jack Ramsay and the late Phil Woolpert were installed as coaches.
SPORTS
April 14, 1992 | From Associated Press
Lou Carnesecca, known for his sweaters, success and sideline shtick, retired as coach of St. John's on Monday, a month before his enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Carnesecca, 67, stepped down after 24 seasons at St. John's, a school he took to postseason play each of those years and the only college he ever worked at. "It's going to be very difficult to put the ball down, but the time has come," he said at a packed news conference on campus. "There are two reasons, really.
SPORTS
March 22, 1991 | MIKE DOWNEY
His father owned and operated Carnesecca's Italian Delicatessen on Manhattan's East Side. Little Looie gave his old man a hand as soon as he got home from Our Lady of Perpetual Help grammar school, this being back in the mid-1930s, long before he joined the Coast Guard and went off to serve in the war and then came home to play and coach basketball for St. John's University in Queens. The deli was his kind of place. "Ay, 'Carnesecca!'
SPORTS
March 11, 1985 | RANDY HARVEY
Practice has ended, but the work day is far from over for St. John's Coach Lou Carnesecca. A reporter from the New York Daily News is at Alumni Hall on the St. John's campus in Queens to interview Carnesecca, after which the coach is to be interviewed by a reporter from the New York Post. He got the columnist from the New York Times out of the way before practice. Six television crews are waiting, some impatiently.
NEWS
March 27, 1986
Pepperdine basketball guard Dwayne Polee has been chosen to play in the annual East-West All-Star Game on Sunday at Reunion Arena in Dallas. Polee, the two-time WCAC most valuable player, led the Waves to a 25-5 record this season and to the NCAA tournament. He averaged 15.7 points a game and shot 53.8% from the field. The West will be coached by Rollie Massimino of Villanova, and Lou Carnesecca of St. John's will coach the East.
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March 14, 1986 | MARK HEISLER
St. John's, which has nine players and a walk-on, was faced Thursday with the possibility of going down to eight players when it was notified by the NCAA that a question exists about the eligibility of Marco Baldi, a freshman from Italy. The NCAA is checking to see whether Baldi played professional basketball in Italy.
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