Everything is awesome (baby). Here are the players, teams and games Dickie V is getting geared up for with the season drawing nearer on the horizon.
St. John's plans to unveil a statue of Hall of Fame basketball coach Lou Carnesecca this fall in the on-campus arena that bears his name.
- St. John's to unveil Carnesecca statue in arena
- St. John's adds Queens native Coburn to roster
- St. John's PF Champagnie to withdraw from draft
- Michigan, Illinois highlight field for Gavitt Tipoff
Queens native Tareq Coburn will join St. John's for the 2021-22 season. Coburn spent the past three years playing at Hofstra.
Champagnie, who averaged 19.9 points and 7.4 rebounds for St. John's, said he plans to work on his versatility next season.
Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November.
St. John's has given Big East Conference coach of the year Mike Anderson a six-year contract extension through the 2026-27 season.
Our panel discusses which Big East men's basketball coach deserves more credit, and other finer points of recruiting in the conference.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the Big East schools that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Rutgers guard Montez Mathis has transferred to St. John's after three seasons with the Scarlet Knights.
Forward Joel Soriano is transferring to St. John's from Fordham.
St. John's juniors Isaih Moore and Vince Cole have entered their names in the NCAA transfer portal.
— Jared Rhoden hit six free throws in overtime to finish with 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and Seton Hall got past St. John's 77-69 in the Big East tournament quarterfinals Thursday to snap an untimely four-game skid.
The award for Big East's player of the year finished in a three-way tie for the first time: Seton Hall's Sandro Mamukelashvili and Villanova's Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Collin Gillespie.
Dickie V identified his most scintillating, sensational performers of 2020-21, also naming his ultimate PTPer for 2020-21.
— Julian Champagnie had 22 points as St. John's topped Seton Hall 81-71 on Saturday night.
— Rasheem Dunn had a season-high 21 points as St. John’s defeated Providence 81-67 on Wednesday night.
— Charlie Moore had a season-high 24 points as DePaul narrowly beat St. John’s 88-83 on Saturday night.
— Julian Champagnie had 21 points as St. John’s topped Xavier 93-84 on Tuesday night.
Ohio State and Illinois vault into the top five while carnage hits this week's Power Rankings.
— Justin Champagnie scored 22 points and Posh Alexander added 15 with six steals as St. John's held off Marquette 75-73 on Sunday.
The men's basketball game Saturday between DePaul and St. John's has been postponed due to a COVID-19 issue within the Red Storm program.
— Greg Williams Jr. scored a career-high 26 points as St. John’s beat Georgetown 94-83 on Sunday night, ending a three-game skid.
— Greg Williams Jr. matched his career high with 21 points and added six steals as St. John’s defeated Stony Brook 89-66 on Sunday to close out its nonconference schedule.
They're not rookies dealing with a new job anymore. And they're not near the hot seat yet. We track the progress of some men's college basketball coaches as they enter Year 2.