Tag Archive | Sir’Dominic Pointer

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 […]

Sir’Dominic Pointer Selected By Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 NBA Draft

St. John’s Sir’Dominic Pointer (Detroit, Mich.) was selected with the 53rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday by the defending Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Pointer becomes the 59th player in St. John’s history to be selected in the NBA Draft and the first since Maurice Harkeless was picked 15th overall in 2012. The 50th […]

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 and Steve Lavin Mutually Agree to Part Ways

St. John’s Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced Friday that Steve Lavin and the University have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons leading the men’s basketball program. A national search for his successor is underway. “Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men’s basketball program and represented St. John’s in a positive way,” said Monasch. “We appreciate […]

No. 9 St. John’s Meets No. 8 San Diego State in NCAA Tournament Second Round

One of the winningest programs in college basketball history, the St. John’s Red Storm returns to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships for the second time in the last five years. St. John’s (21-11) makes its 28th appearance in the “Big Dance” as a No. 9 seed and will square off with No. 8 seed San […]

BIG EAST Tournament next stop for St John’s MBB

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 […]

Harrison, Pointer Earn USBWA All-District II Accolades

St. John’s seniors D’Angelo Harrison and Sir’Dominic Pointer have both earned United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District II honors, as announced by the organization. The honor for Harrison marks the second-straight season in which the guard has landed on the USBWA All-District II squad. Harrison earned first team All-BIG EAST honors for the second-straight season after finishing second […]