A multiple choice question for savvy college basketball readers: What has been the low point of Providence's nightmarish offseason so far?
A. The expulsion of Johnnie Lacy and James Still after they allegedly brutally beat a fellow student in mid-April.
B. Leading scorer and rebounder Jamine Peterson getting dismissed from school only a few weeks later as a result of an on-campus incident with a group of 15-year-old AAU players.
C. Well-respected assistant coach Pat Skerry bolting for Big East rival Pittsburgh last week.
D. Highly touted point guard Naadir Tharpe of Brewster Academy backing out of his commitment this week as a result of Skerry's departure because he doesn't have a strong enough bond with any of the other coaches.
The answer? Amazingly, it's none of the above.
The low point for the Friars actually came Thursday when the school refused to give top recruit Joseph Young permission to abandon this sinking ship. The heavily recruited shooting guard from Houston's Yates HighRead More »from Struggling Providence reaches a new offseason low