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Sir’Dominic Pointer Named BIG EAST Co-Defensive Player of the Year & Most Improved Player

Sir’Dominic Pointer was named the 2014-15 BIG EAST Co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned the conference’s Most Improved Player Award announced by the league Monday. One day after being selected to the All-BIG EAST Second Team, the 6-foot-6 senior became only the second St. John’s player to receive each of the awards joining Mark Jackson, […]

St. John’s MBB Visits No. 4/4 Villanova for Marquee BIG EAST Showdown

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team wraps up the 2014-15 regular-season Saturday in Philadelphia against No. 4/4 Villanova (28-2, 15-2) at the Wells Fargo Center. Winning seven of the past eight games, the Red Storm looks for another signature victory to bolster a postseason resume that already features five RPI Top 50 wins. St. John’s […]

St John’s MBB Wins BIG EAST Thriller over Xavier, 58-57

They certainly didn’t make it easy but in the end the St. John’s Men’s Basketball Team (19-9, 8-7 Big East) held off a very tough Xavier team (18-11, 8-8 BE) for a 58-57 victory at Madison Square Garden on Monday. It was a game of momentum and runs, even in the very last seconds it […]

St. John’s MBB Carries Two-Game BIG EAST Win Streak to Xavier

The St. John’s men’s basketball team rides a two-game win streak into the Cintas Center on Saturday where the Red Storm will square off with Xavier at 12:30 p.m. on FOX. Joe Davis and Bob Wenzel will call the action for the national telecast. St. John’s radio team of John Minko and Brandon Tierney can […]

St. John’s MBB Hosts DePaul Wednesday in Queens

St. John’s returns to Carnesecca Arena on Wednesday when the Red Storm hosts DePaul at 9 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. The Red Storm boasts a 7-1 record in Queens this season and looks for its fourth-straight home win against BIG EAST competition. Rich Waltz and Doug Gottlieb will call the action on the national […]

Pointer Earns Third-Straight BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Selection

For the third-consecutive week, senior swingman Sir’Dominic Pointer was selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll. Pointer averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 blocks, while shooting 50.0 percent (12-of-24) from the floor in two contests. Pointer scored a team-high 19 points against Butler (Feb. 3), while adding six rebounds, two blocks and one steal. He […]

St. John’s MBB Begins Two-Game Home Stretch Saturday Against Creighton

The St. John’s men’s basketball team meets Creighton for the second time in 11 days, hosting the Bluejays Saturday at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. The Red Storm looks to avenge a three-point setback on Jan. 28 in Omaha. The contest will be televised on FOX Sports Networks, airing locally on MSG Network with announcers […]