Former New Mexico Stater Herb Pope is eligible to play again and back on the court for Seton Hall. Adam Zagoria provides an update:
Pirates' Pope focusing on family, schoolGo here for the remainder.
October 17, 2009
When Hamari Pope had her second birthday party on Friday in Aliquippa, Pa., her father wasn't able to attend.
Instead, Herb Pope was busy taking classes and preparing for the official start of the 2009-10 basketball season at Seton Hall.
"It's been 11 weeks since the last time I went home. I don't go home too much," said Pope, a 6-foot-8, 236-pound junior power forward who sat out last season after transferring from New Mexico State.
Pope was shot four times in his hometown on March 31, 2007, and as part of an effort to limit contact with the nefarious influences in his life, he doesn't return home as much as he would like.
When he does, he spends time primarily with family...