Midday Rumble: Balamou, Mussini, Ellison on Big East Academic list

Plus Nova’s star freshman waiting for clearance, players with two fouls, and more Some news and notes from this week: Not just ballers: The Big East announced that over 2,000 athletes were selected as members of the 2015-16 Big East All-Academic team. On the basketball side, St. John’s placed outgoing senior Felix Balamou and now-sophomores Malik Ellison and Federico Mussini...
Via Rumble in the Garden
August 02, 2016

St. John's falls to Providence, gets Marquette in Big East tourney

Durand Johnson, Ron Mvouika and Felix Balamou took turns striking a happy pose at center court with their framed white St. John's jerseys -- snapshots from the Senior Day ceremony before the regular-season finale against Providence Saturday at the Garden.
Via Newsday
March 05, 2016

Felix Balamou posterizes Seton Hall defender with a two-handed slam

St. John's trailed Seton Hall by two touchdowns entering halftime.But midway through the second half, the Red Storm had cut the lead to single digits. A 19-7 run that cut the deficit to just one with 7:13 remaining, was highlighted by Felix Balamou's two-handed slam over Seton Hall's Rashed Anthony.Balamou, who is five inches shorter than Anthony, cut the Pirates' lead to 46-39 with that slam.
Via FOX Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA reinstates St. John's guard Felix Balamou

After missing the first two games of the season, St. John's guard Felix Balamou was reinstated by the NCAA on Thursday afternoon, the school announced.Hours before the Red Storm's home opener against Wagner, the university sent out a release stating Balamou had been suspended for an undisclosed violation. He missed wins over Wagner and UMBC.The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 1.6 points...
Via FOX Sports
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's Balamou sidelined indefinitely by NCAA

NEW YORK (AP) St. John's junior guard Felix Balamou has been ruled ineligible over an unspecified NCAA rules violation. The announcement came just hours before the Red Storm opened their season Friday night, and two days after freshman guard Marcus LoVett was declared a partial qualifier by the NCAA. LoVett, a four-star recruit from Chicago, is allowed to practice with the team...
Via Associated Press
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix Balamou suspended indefinitely for NCAA violation

For the second time this week, St. John's received an unfavorable decision from the NCAA regarding a player's eligibility.The school announced on Friday, hours before the Red Storm tip off against Wagner, that senior guard Felix Balamou was suspended indefinitely for an unspecified NCAA violation. “We understand Felix’s disappointment and we are here to support him,” St. John’s...
Via FOX Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights from St. John's Red-White scrimmage

St. John's held an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena, with graduate transfer Durand Johnson leading the way for the winning team with 32 points.The White team -- Johnson, Federico Mussini, Kassoum Yakwe, Darien Williams, Felix Balamou and Tariq Owens -- pulled off an 84-72 victory over the Red team -- Amar Alibegovic, Marcus LoVett, Ron Mvouika...
Via FOX Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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