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Sir’Dominic Pointer Named MBWA Co-Player of the Week

Sir'Dominic Pointer, Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495 Sports

Sir’Dominic Pointer, Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495 Sports

Sir’Dominic Pointer collected Co-Player of the Week honors from the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) on Tuesday. The 6-foot-6 senior from Detroit averaged 18.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 4.5 blocks and 2.5 steals for St. John’s in two games versus Marquette and No. 5 Duke last week.

Pointer led the Red Storm to its second BIG EAST win on Wednesday posting 15 points, 12 rebounds, six blocks, six assists and two steals in a 60-57 victory over Marquette. He shot 53.8 percent (7-of-13) from the field against the Golden Eagles.

On Sunday versus Duke, Pointer led St. John’s in scoring for the second straight game. He recorded 13 consecutive points in a five minute stretch during the first half against the Blue Devils and finished with a team-high 21 points (9-of-17). Pointer added 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season to go with four assists, three blocks and three steals.

Pointer is the second St. John’s player to receive the MBWA Player of the Week Award this season. D’Angelo Harrison earned it on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16. The honor is chosen from Division I, II, III players from the 74 metropolitan area schools. Pointer shared this week’s award with Hakeem Harris (NYU) and Darian Hooker (NYIT).

For more information on the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

http://www.redstormsports.com

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