Seton Hall's Pope Stares Death Down Twice

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — If it seems like Herb Pope has cheated the Grim Reaper twice, well, that’s because he has.

“I hate to look at it that way but yeah, so I’m just ready to play basketball and put all those things behind me,” the 6-foot-8 Pope said Tuesday at Seton Hall’s media day. “God blessed me multiple times.”

On his left arm is a foot-long scar, evidence of the night in March 2007 he used his forearm to block five gunshots — four at close range — directed at him during a party in his hometown of Aliquippa, Pa.

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