College Basketball

Sir’Dominic Pointer Named 2015 Haggerty Award Winner; Harrison Selected First Team All-Met and Greene IV Earns Third Team Honors

The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association’s prestigious Haggerty Award will go to a St. John’s student-athlete for the second straight year. Sir’Dominic Pointer was named New York City’s collegiate player of the year on Wednesday, becoming the 22nd player in program history to receive the award which is named in honor of St. John’s basketball and baseball star […]

St John’s WBB Handford, Grant Named MBWA All-Met

Following a 2014-15 campaign that saw the pair lead the Red Storm to the postseason for the eighth-consecutive year, Aliyyah Handford and Danaejah Grant have been honored by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association, earning spots on the All-Metropolitan First and Second Teams, respectively. The two juniors will be honored at the 82nd Annual All-Met NIT/MBWA […]

Hofstra MBB Dion Nesmith Named To Division I-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Team

Hofstra University graduate guard Dion Nesmith was named to the 13th annual Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team, it was announced on Friday. The 20 winners of the 13th Annual Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) Scholar-Athlete Teams were announced today by NACDA. Nesmith averaged 11.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game […]

Barry Rohrssen Named St. John’s Associate Head Coach; Matt Abdelmassih Joins Chris Mullin’s Staff as Assistant Coach

Newly minted St. John’s head men’s basketball coach Chris Mullin has filled the first two positions on his coaching staff. The University officially announced on Monday that veteran Division I coach Barry Rohrssen has been named the Red Storm’s associate head coach, while former Iowa State assistant Matt Abdelmassih has returned to his alma mater […]

Aliyyah Handford Named ECAC All-Star

St John’s Women’s Basketball Guard Aliyyah Handford has been named a Second Team All-Star by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Handford was one of just three players from the BIG EAST to garner this recognition, joining Daisha Simmons and Ka-Deidre Simmons of Seton Hall. Handford receives the honor follow a standout season for the Red Storm, […]

Hofstra MBB Juan’ya Green Named Finalist For 2015 Riley Wallace Award

Hofstra University junior guard Juan’ya Green was named a finalist for the 2015 Riley Wallace Award, it was announced recently. The Riley Wallace award is presented annually to the top transfer in Division I college basketball. During his coaching career at Hawaii; Wallace welcomed many transfers into the program, which helped him to become the winningest coach […]

D’Angelo Harrison Selected To Play In Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game

St. John’s guard D’Angelo Harrison is one of 21 seniors selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to participate in the 2015 Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game. The game will be played on Final Four Friday, April 3, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Harrison will play for the East All-Stars, coached by University […]