The St John’s Men’s Basketball team (21-10, 10-8 BIG EAST) are heading to the BIG EAST Tournament in a familiar setting of Madison Square Garden. Currently the team is in the No. 5 in the Tournament and is set to take on No. 4 Providence (21-10, 11-7).
It is the second-straight year these two will meet in the Quarterfinals, as St John’s enters the tournament winning seven of its last nine contests to earn a top-5 seed at the BIG EAST Tournament for the third time in four full seasons under Head Coach Steve Lavin.
The Red Storm finished with a 7-3 this season and holds a 417-280 (.598) all-time record at Madison Square Garden. Providence holds a 4-2 mark all-time versus St John’s in the BIG EAST Tournament, but the Red Storm holds a 60-45 edge in the series versus the Friars.
The BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinals will start at Noon with No. 1 Villanova taking on either No.9 Marquette or No. 8 Seton Hall. The St. John’s and Providence game is set to tip-off at 2:30 p.m.
1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from a press conference held on 3/10/15:
St John’s Men’s Basketball Student-Athletes:
D’Angelo Harrison, Sir’Dominic Pointer and Phil Greene IV
St John’s Men’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Lavin:
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