CBS Sports: Chris Obekpa Returning To St. John's; Jordan, Too?Chris Mullin's job just got a whole lot easier. St. John's rookie head coach will have his big man on the court next season, according to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Keidel: Mullin Brings Jolt To Johnnies, But It's A Major Leap Of FaithIt was a perfect presser and stroll down the years at St. John's. Rookie coach Chris Mullin looked great yesterday, but it won't matter much if he doesn't produce tomorrow.
Chris Mullin Officially Named St. John's New Head Coach"Obviously, it's a surreal experience," Mullin said in a statement Tuesday. "This is a role I have been preparing for all of my life."
Iowa State Assistant Abdelmassih To Join Mullin's Staff At St. John'sMatt Abdelmassih was considered Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg's top recruiter, helping sign Royce White, DeAndre Kane and current starter Jameel McKay.
Reports: Chris Mullin Accepts St. John's Head Coaching JobSt. John's hasn't won an NCAA Tournament game since 2000. Administrators apparently think Chris Mullin, a member of the school's 1985 Final Four team, is the man to end that drought.
Keidel: Logic Lacking In Chris Mullin's Expected Return To St. John'sSome just don't know when to quit. Some should know not to even start. Like Chris Mullin, who's reportedly on the verge of becoming the Red Storm's new head coach.
Steve Lavin's Future With St. John's Up In Air After Early NCAA ExitIs St. John's leaning toward a split with head coach Steve Lavin, or is he on the verge of a contract extension? That depends on where you get your news.
St. John's Runs Past Seton Hall, 85-72Sir'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.
St. John's Shoots Down Xavier 78-70Sir'Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John's held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday.
St John's Tops Providence For First Big East WinRysheed 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.
JaKarr Sampson Leaving St. John's For NBA DraftRed Storm coach Steve Lavin said Monday that the 6-foot-9 Sampson has not hired an agent but is in the process. The early entry deadline is April 27.
St. John's Comes Up Short Against Robert Morris, 89-78Karvel Anderson scored 38 points and Lucky Jones added 25 to help the Colonials beat St. John's 89-79 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.