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What Bobby Hurley thinks of St. John’s coaching hire

The man who passed on the job thinks St. John’s got it right. The Johnnies’ first five games under Mike Anderson, four one-sided victories and a narrow loss to mid-major power Vermont, back up his belief. “I think his style of coaching fits in terms of wanting to play up-tempo, wanting to play fast, wanting to put points on the board, being aggressive,” Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley told The Post in a phone interview, as he prepared to face St. John’s for the third time in as many years Saturday afternoon at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. “That’s what a lot of New York City basketball is about.” Hurley was the leading candidate to replace Chris Mullin after the Hall of Fame player and the school parted ways follo ...