Tag Archive | Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Mustapha Heron Named to Preseason Watch List for Jerry West Award

For the third consecutive year, Mustapha Heron has earned a spot on the preseason watch list for the Jerry West Award, which recognizes the top shooting guard in college basketball. One of 20 players nationwide put on the preseason watch list for the award presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Heron is […]

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]

Shamorie Ponds Named to Late Season Watch List for Wooden Award

St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds continues to receive national recognition for his outstanding play this season, finding a spot on the Late Season Top 20 Watch List for the John R. Wooden Award. Presented by the Los Angeles Athletic Club and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Wooden Award recognizes the top player […]

Hofstra Senior Wright-Foreman Named Finalist For 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award

In a career filled with spectacular performances and a slew of awards, Hofstra senior Justin Wright–Foreman received one of the top honors of his career today as he was named a finalist for the 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Naismith Memorial Basketball […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Announces Non-Conference Schedule

Highlighted with 11 local dates and appearances in three of New York City’s boroughs, the St. John’s men’s basketball team’s 2018-19 non-conference schedule was released on Thursday. The Johnnies out-of-conference lineup features a return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Legends Classic, a showdown with Georgia Tech as part of the Hoophall Miami Invitational […]

Tina Charles Named Winner of 2018 Mannie Jackson- Basketball’s Human Spirit Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced from NBA Summer League in Las Vegas the winners of the 2018 Mannie Jackson – Basketball’s Human Spirit Award, Wednesday evening. Among this year’s esteemed class is five-time WNBA All-Star, education and heart health activist Tina Charles-recognized for her admirable humanitarian efforts off the hardwood.   Puerto […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball To Face Georgia Tech In Hoophall Miami Invitational

The St. John’s men’s basketball team will square off with Georgia Tech on Saturday, Dec. 1, at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the fourth-annual Hoophall Miami Invitational. Highlighting the four-game event hosted by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Johnnies and Yellow Jackets will meet for just the 10th time in their series […]