Just last week, it was announced that St. John’s center Tariq Owens requested a release from the program to pursue other opportunities. Considering he is a graduate student, this means he could transfer anywhere without waiting a year to play for a new team.
Thursday’s afternoon session of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden kicked off with top seeded Xavier and the hometown favorite, St. John’s. The second game of the afternoon featured a tightly contested matchup between Creighton and Providence.
Day one of the Big East Tournament brought bad weather, but great basketball. The first game was between old-time rivals, as the St. John’s Red Storm took on the Georgetown Hoyas, followed by Marquette vs. DePaul in a game that went down to the wire.
We are hours away from the Big East Tournament kicking off at Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City.
Tomorrow night, the Big East Tournament will be underway with two great games to kick off the action at the world’s most famous arena.
This has been a big week for Big East Basketball Breakdown, and I want to share the good news. Our site continues to further it’s coverage, and will provide even better access during the Big East Tournament.
In Chris Mullin’s first year coaching, one of his big recruits was a four-star power forward named Kassoum Yakwe. Yakwe committed to St. John’s on August 23, 2015, and was one of the building blocks in a complete roster overhaul from the previous coaching regime.
I’m currently in my third year as a St. John’s student, and third year as a student season ticket holder. I enrolled here for a good education, connections, and networking opportunities. But, I’d be remiss if I didn’t share why I really applied here. Folks, there’s nothing like a great atmosphere for division one… Read More ›
(Photo courtesy of St. John’s Athletics) He just gets buckets. Shamorie Ponds has been doing it since his days at Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn. Now, he’s putting on a show in the borough over. The 6’1 point guard stayed elected to stay home for school, and play in front of the St. John’s… Read More ›