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Inside Chris Mullin's 'miraculous' recruiting cass

St. John's lost loads of talent form last season. That's no secret. Gone are Chris Obekpa, D'Angelo Harrison, Sir'Dominic Pointer and a host of others. Steve Lavin among them. The Red Storm hired Chris Mullin, who was a great player in New York City 30-some years ago, to right the ship.He's certainly put his own stamp on the program, adding several players from all over the world...
Via FOX Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers draft Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's in second round

St. John's versatile forward Sir'Dominic Pointer made it into the second round of the NBA Draft Thursday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the 53rd overall pick. The defensive specialist and fierce competitor was selected with the Cavs' final pick. He's a 6-6 prospect who averaged 13.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.9 steals in 33 games during his...
Via The Other Paper
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin signs three transfers for St. John's

Upon losing seniors Sir'Dominic Pointer and D'Angelo Harrison, Chris Mullin knew he had his work cut out for him the moment he took the St. John's job.Mission accomplished.The newly dawned Red Storm has now signed three transfers including Darien Williams, who will be eligible immediately. Mullin has made it no secret that he strives to improve recruiting in New York City in the...
Via FOX Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's Pointer wins Haggerty Award

NEW YORK (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's won the Haggerty Award on Wednesday, presented to the All-Met Division I player of the year by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association. Glenn Braica of St. Francis Brooklyn and Jim Engles of NJIT were named co-coaches of the year while Eric Paschall of Fordham and Angel Delgado of Seton Hall shared rookie of the year honors...
Via Associated Press
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Persistent St. John's Unable To Overcome San Diego State In Second Round Of 2015 NCAA Tournament

Sir'Dominic Pointer added 10 rebounds to his 21 points on Friday. (Gerald Herbert/AP)By Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- St. John’s came into the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament shorthanded, but confident.  Starting center Chris Obekpa was suspended for two weeks on Sunday for a violation of team rules, according to coach Steve Lavin.  Obekpa is a top-five shot...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

One Step Closer to the Dance: St. John’s Continues Storming into March with Key Win Over Xavier

Sir'Dominic Pointer Had 19 Points vs Xavier/espn.comby Cory Pontarollo@Cory_PontarolloNEW YORK, NEW YORK --  The St. John’s men’s basketball team has seen peaks and valleys, but the Red Storm’s experience is what has Steve Lavin’s team making a push toward March. Four and a half minutes in on Monday, the Johnnies found themselves down 11-0. But, the Red Storm found a way to turn...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 24, 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 Associated Press
February 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 each...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 17 St. John's handles Tulane, wins by 25

NEW YORK -- Sir'Dominic Pointer had a career-high 24 points to lead No. 17 St. John's to an 82-57 rout of Tulane in the first game of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Tripleheader on Sunday. Pointer also added a career-high seven steals, grabbed four rebounds, had four assists and blocked two shots. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest for St. John's this season. D'Angelo...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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