Tag Archive | Basketball

Amber Thompson Signs with German Professional Team

The all-time leading rebounder in St. John’s Women’s Basketball history, Amber Thompson has signed a contract to play for New Basket ’92 Oberhausen e.V. in Germany’s First Division. “It means so much for me to have this opportunity to play professional basketball overseas,” said Thompson.  “It’s been a goal of mine and I feel blessed […]

Sir’Dominic Pointer Selected By Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 NBA Draft

St. John’s Sir’Dominic Pointer (Detroit, Mich.) was selected with the 53rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday by the defending Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Pointer becomes the 59th player in St. John’s history to be selected in the NBA Draft and the first since Maurice Harkeless was picked 15th overall in 2012. The 50th […]

St John’s WBB Aliyyah Handford to Participate in USA Team Trials

Following a junior season that saw her lead the BIG EAST in scoring and earn unanimous first team all-conference honors, Aliyyah Handford has been selected to participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s  Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials, it was announced on Wednesday by USA Basketball. Handford is one of 54 women’s basketball […]

Jaden Uken Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Fordham

Jaden Uken, former recruiting coordinator at Bradley University, was named Assistant Men’s Basketball coach at Fordham University it was announced today by Head Coach Jeff Neubauer. “Jaden brings a wealth of talent and experience to the staff at Fordham,” said Neubauer. “He is very personable and a complete coach, who is an outstanding recruiter and […]

Tony Chiles named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Fordham

Tony Chiles, former assistant coach at St. John’s University, was named Assistant Men’s Basketball coach at Fordham University it was announced on Monday by Head  Coach Jeff Neubauer. “Tony is a great addition to the Fordham staff,” said Neubauer. “We’re excited that he is joining us as Tony brings a unique combination of coaching experience […]

St. John’s MBB Signs Williams, Owens and Mvouika

St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin received commitments from Darien Williams (San Francisco, Calif.), Tariq Owens (Odenton, Md.) and Ron Mvouika (Paris, France) as all three student-athletes have officially signed with the Red Storm. Williams, a 6-foot-8 junior college transfer, and Mvouika, a 6-foot-6 graduate transfer, will be available for the 2015-16 season. The 6-foot-10 Owens comes to St. John’s from Tennessee, and […]

Andujar and Pankey Earn All-Met Accolades

Manhattan seniors Emmy Andujar (Bronx, N.Y. / Rice) and Ashton Pankey (Bronx, N.Y. / Maryland) earned All-Metropolitan Area honors, the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association, announced on Wednesday, April 22. Andujar was a second-team selection while Pankey garnered third-team accolades. The selections mark the second-straight year that head coach Steve Masiello has placed two student-athletes on […]

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