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St. John's standout has chance to team up with LeBron

The Cleveland Cavaliers, 2015 Eastern Conference Champions, took a chance on a Big East kid with the 53rd pick in the NBA Draft.They selected Sir'Dominic Pointer, the 6'6 forward from St. John's. Pointer was not a lock to be drafted, and if he can make the Cavs, it's an awfully good situation to land in for the tenacious defender. Teammates Phil Greene IV and D'Angelo Harrison did...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Making The Case For Phil Greene IV

For even the most dedicated NBA Draft fans, Phil Greene IV is probably not a well-known prospect. The St. John's guard did not receive invites to the Portsmouth Invitational or NBA Draft Combine, but has been rising onto NBA radars nonetheless after competing at various workouts. Greene IV has already worked out for the 76ers, Clippers, Jazz, Nets, and Suns with the Lakers remaining...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Greene IV to work out with the Los Angeles Lakers

Former St. John's player Phil Greene IV is a busy man these days, as the NBA Draft looms in a few weeks.On Saturday, he will visit the Los Angeles Lakers for a workout. It will be his 7th workout with an NBA team.Though Greene IV is a long shot to get drafted, chances that he gets a Las Vegas Summer League invite seem to be fairly high.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former St. John's guard Phil Greene IV confident he'll be drafted

Former St. John's guard Phil Greene IV never lacked in confidence.Now, he's confident that his play on the hardwood will translate to being an NBA Draft selection later this month.Steve Lavin, Greene's old coach before being replaced by Chris Mullin, is one of his biggest supporters. Lavin said Greene "rebuilt the program" and brought "cool" back to St. John's hoops.Greene is one...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering St. John’s Season

St. John’s D’Angelo Harrison (11) sits on the floor after being called for a foul against San Diego State during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Steve Lavin’s St John’s Red Storm saw their season end Friday at the hands of San Diego State in a 76-64 defeat...
Via The Sports Journal
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: St. John’s Stars D’Angelo Harrison And Phil Greene IV Combine For An Awesome Bounce Pass Alley-Oop

No, this was not from a live game, and the basket does look a bit short in the shot, but St. John’s basketball stars D’Angelo Harrison and Phil Greene IV combined for an awesome alley-oop for a Big East Tournament video shoot. Harrison throws a perfect bounce pass which Greene collects during a mid-air spin for a big two-handed dunk. The slow-motion camera work definitely adds...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's balance too much for Marquette

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rysheed Jordan scored 23 points and led four players in double digits as St. John's beat Marquette 67-51 on Wednesday night. Jordan was 6 of 11 from the field including five 3-pointers. D'Angelo Harrison added 21 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Red Storm (21-9, 10-7 Big East Conference). Phil Greene IV had 11 points and eight rebounds and Sir'Dominic...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's beats Marquette 67-51

MILWAUKEE (AP) Rysheed Jordan scored 23 points and led four players in double digits as St. John's beat Marquette 67-51 on Wednesday night. Jordan was 6 of 11 from the field including five 3-pointers. D'Angelo Harrison added 21 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Red Storm (21-9, 10-7 Big East Conference). Phil Greene IV had 11 points and eight rebounds and Sir'Dominic...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Moment: St. John's Defeats Georgetown 81-70 on Senior Day;Gets Their 20th Win and a Possible NCAA Bid

Phil Greene IV Had 26 Points vs Georgetown on Saturday/zimbio.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest It's been a long journey for the St. John's seniors who have persevered for four years but they are almost assured to get a bid to the NCAA Tournament after soundly defeating Georgetown 81-70 in Madison Square Garden on Saturday. The Red Storm are set to make their first NCAA Tournament...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's beats Georgetown 81-70 for 20th win

NEW YORK (AP) Phil Greene IV scored a career-high 26, and Sir'Dominic Pointer had a career-high tying 24 points while grabbing eight rebounds Saturday as St. John's beat Georgetown 81-70 to reach the 20-win plateau in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2000. A 3 by Greene and a dunk by Pointer sparked an 11-0 run which gave St. John's (20-9, 9-7) a 16-6 lead with 14:38...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pointer's big day carries St. John's past Seton Hall

NEW YORK -- Sir'Dominic Pointer scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added three blocks to lead St. John's to an 85-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday. Phil Greene IV finished with 19 points and Rysheed Jordan added 16 points and six assists for the Red Storm (18-9, 7-7 Big East), who have won five straight conference home games and four of the last five against Seton...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's runs past Seton Hall, 85-72

NEW YORK (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added three blocks to lead St. John's to an 85-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday. Phil Greene IV finished with 19 points and Rysheed Jordan added 16 points and six assists for the Red Storm (18-9, 7-7 Big East), who have won five straight conference home games and four of the last five against Seton...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Another missed opportunity for Xavier

CINCINNATI -- Saturday was another Big East game for Xavier. Another opportunity to add to its postseason resume. It was another opportunity lost. The Musketeers have taken advantage of as many chances as they've missed on. That's what made Saturday's 78-70 loss at home to St. John's so difficult to swallow. Xavier had a chance to win its third game in a row for the first time in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's holds off Providence's 2nd half rally, 75-66

NEW YORK (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help St. John's beat Providence 75-66 on Saturday. Pointer was 6 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free throw line. Phil Greene IV scored 16 points for St. John's (14-7, 3-5 Big East) and Rysheed Jordan added 14. Chris Obekpa had eight points, nine rebounds and six blocks. D'Angelo Harrison...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

“Pointed” in the Right Direction, St. John’s Edges Marquette

Sir'Dominc Pointer Had 15 points and 12 Boards vs. Marquette/ap.comBy Cory Pontarollo@Cory_Pontarollo The early conference season has not been very pretty for St. John’s. The Red Storm, once #15 in the country, has not been able to finish in a highly competitive Big East thus far. But against one of the back-half teams in the league on Wednesday, Steve Lavin’s team found a way...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Red Storm 60, Golden Eagles 57

It was the same script in a different Big East road game for the Marquette Golden Eagles. Marquette let yet another second-half lead slip away in a conference road game, as the Golden Eagles fell to 0-5 in true road games with a 60-57 loss to St. John's on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. The Golden Eagles (10-8 overall, 2-4 Big East) have lost their four Big East road games by...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's edges Marquette in tense game at Madison Square Garden

  Sir'Dominic Pointer scored a pair of consecutive baskets to spark a final rally and D'Angelo Harrison sank a pair of key free throws as St. John's battled past Marquette 60-57 in the final minutes of a Big East contest at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Pointer also had 11 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Red Storm (13-5, 2-4 Big East). Harris and Phil Greene IV...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's slips by Marquette

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sir'Dominic Pointer scored a pair of consecutive baskets to spark a final rally and D'Angelo Harrison sank a pair of key free throws as St. John's battled past Marquette 60-57 in the final minutes of a Big East contest at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Pointer also had 11 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Red Storm (13-5, 2-4 Big East). Harris and Phil...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's slips by Marquette

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sir'Dominic Pointer scored a pair of consecutive baskets to spark a final rally and D'Angelo Harrison sank a pair of key free throws as St. John's battled past Marquette 60-57 in the final minutes of a Big East contest at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Pointer also had 11 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Red Storm (13-5, 2-4 Big East). Harris and Phil...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dynamic Duo: Carrington and Greene IV Play the Sidekick Role Nicely

Phil Greene IV/nydailynews.comKhadeen Carrington/usatodaysports.com by Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest"Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions- the hero and the sidekick." - Laurence ShamesRobin, Tonto, Mr. Spock, Dr. Watson....Just a few examples of sidekicks from the entertainment world that we're all familiar with. While none...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

St John's gets first Big East win by beating Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- D'Angelo Harrison and Phil Greene IV scored 20 apiece Wednesday night to lead St. John's to its first Big East win of the season, 83-70 over Providence. Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir'Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John's (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers. Providence (13-5...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

St John's tops Providence for first Big East win

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) D'Angelo Harrison and Phil Greene IV scored 20 apiece Wednesday night to lead St. John's to its first Big East win of the season, 83-70 over Providence. Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir'Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John's (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers. Providence (13...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 St. John's tops Long Beach, 10-1 for 1st time in 24 years

  St. John's is in a place it has not been in well over two decades, but Red Storm coach Steve Lavin isn't jumping up and down in celebration. No. 17 ranked St. John's beat Long Beach State 66-49 on Monday night to improve to 10-1. The last time the Red Storm began a season 10-1 was the 1990-91. That team finished the season with a 23-9 record before losing to then-No. 2 Duke in...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 St. John's beats Long Beach State 66-49

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Obekpa scored 16 points, had eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John's to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night. With the win, St. John's improved to 10-1 on the season. The last time the Red Storm began a season 10-1 was the 1990-91. That team finished the season with a 23-9 record before losing to then-No. 2 Duke in the Midwest...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's (Cal)-St. John's Preview

Four years ago, Steve Lavin began his coaching tenure at St. John's with a loss at Saint Mary's. With a home victory over the Gaels on Friday night, the No. 20 Red Storm will match the program's best start since the season before Lavin arrived in Queens. Since Lavin took over the program in 2010, St. John's (8-1) has recorded two 20-win seasons and in his first season returned to...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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