Tag Archive | Big East Conference

Shamorie Ponds Named to NABC All-District Team

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has honored Shamorie Ponds for the second consecutive year, as the junior guard earned a spot on the NABC All-District 5 First Team. Ponds, who led the Red Storm to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in four years, garnered First Team All-District recognition alongside four other stars from the BIG EAST […]

St. John’s to Open NCAA Tournament Action against Arizona State

 The St. John’s men’s basketball team will kick off the 2019 NCAA Tournament on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio, taking on Arizona State in the First Four at UD Arena. The contest will be broadcast live on truTV with tip-off tentatively scheduled for 9:10 p.m.  and Spero Dedes, Jim Jackson, Steven Smith and Ros Gold-Onwude […]

St. John’s Earns Bid to the NCAA Tournament

 For the first time under the direction of Head Coach Chris Mullin, the St. John’s men’s basketball team is heading to The Big Dance. Following a regular season that saw the Johnnies record 21 victories, the team heard its name called during the final region revealed during Sunday night’s Selection Show.  The Red Storm’s NCAA Tournament […]

Marquette Pulls Away from St. John’s, 86-54

Having already defeated the No. 23 Golden Eagles twice this season, the St. John’s men’s basketball team failed to make it three in a row on Thursday night, falling to Marquette, 86-54, in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The Red Storm (21-12) trailed by just six with 15 minutes […]

St. John’s MBB Drops Regular Season Finale at Xavier, 81-68

Trailing by two with just over six minutes to play, the St. John’s men’s basketball team went without a field goal for the next 5:07 before falling 81-68 at Cintas Center on Saturday evening. The Red Storm (20-11, 8-10 BIG EAST) will be the no. 7 seed in next week’s BIG EAST Tournament after closing […]

St. John’s Battles Back to Top No. 13/13 Villanova at Madison Square Garden

Trailing the defending national champions by as many as 19 in the first half, the St. John’s men’s basketball team completed one of the most thrilling comebacks in the history of the program, knocking off No. 13/13 Villanova, 71-65, in front of a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden. The win, the Red Storm’s third […]

St. John’s Knocks Off No. 10/9 Marquette in Milwaukee

After a furious second half rally gave Marquette its first lead in 38 minutes with just 32 seconds to go, the St. John’s men’s basketball team used a clutch bucket from Shamorie Ponds and a spectacular defensive effort from Mustapha Heron to hang on and defeat No. 10/9 Marquette, 70-69, at Fiserv Forum on Tuesday night. With his team […]