Sir’Dominic Pointer

Sir'Dominic Pointer

St. John’s Swingman Sir’Dominic Pointer Wins Haggerty Award

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.

04/22/2015

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin speaks to Rysheed Jordan and Sir'Dominic Pointer at Madison Square Garden on November 26, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St. John’s Certain It Can Survive And Advance Without Obekpa

Steve Lavin says that while center Chris Obekpa’s suspension is “less than ideal,” he still believes the Red Storm has what it takes to overcome the shot blocker’s absence in the NCAA Tournament.

03/20/2015

Sir'Dominic Pointer

For St. John’s Seniors, Road To NCAA Tournament Has Been Long And Perilous

This season has been an emotional roller coaster for St. John’s, with the lows keeping the highs in check. Yet, somehow the Red Storm find themselves back in the tournament for the first time since 2010-11.

03/17/2015

Providence’s LaDontae Henton, left, battles Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's for a loose ball during the first half of their Big East Tournament quarterfinal game at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

St. John’s Crashes Out Of Big East Tourney In Embarrassing Fashion

LaDontae Henton had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead fourth-seeded Providence to a 74-57 victory over fifth-seeded St. John’s on Thursday in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden.

03/13/2015

Marquette v St John's

Harrison Scores 20 As St. John’s Beats Xavier For Second Time In 10 Days

D’Angelo Harrison scored 20 points, Sir’Dominic Pointer added 19 and St. John’s beat Xavier 58-57 on Monday for its second win over the Musketeers in 10 days.

02/24/2015

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

St. John’s Runs Past Seton Hall, 85-72

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.

02/21/2015

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils directs his players in the first half of the game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 25, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Duke Imposes Its Will In Second Half, Beats St. John’s For Coach K’s 1,000th Victory

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

01/26/2015

Marquette v St John's

Pointer, Harrison Lead Rally As St. John’s Edges Marquette 60-57

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.

01/21/2015

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Pointer Powers St. John’s Up 2 More Spots To No. 15 In AP Top 25 Poll

The city’s professional basketball teams leave a lot to be desired, but on the college hardwood, St. John’s is once again making people believe.

12/29/2014

St. John’s Chris Obekpa celebrates during the Red Storm’s 69-57 win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Off Big Week, St. John’s Re-Enters AP Top 25 Basketball Poll At No. 24

St. John’s was last ranked in the AP Top 25 on March 14, 2011, holding the No. 18 spot. The program went on to make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002.

12/08/2014

Head coach Steve Lavin of the St. John's Red Storm high fives D'Angelo Harrison. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Escapes Second-Half Charge From DePaul On Senior Day

D’Angelo Harrison scored 25 and had 10 rebounds to lead St. John’s to a 72-64 win over DePaul on Sunday.

03/02/2014

D'Angelo Harrison (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

St. John’s Hangs On, Defeats Columbia 65-59 At Barclays Center

D’Angelo Harrison scored 15 points to lead St. John’s to a 65-59 victory over Columbia on Saturday at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center.

12/28/2013

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

St. John’s Beats Youngstown State, Harrison Breaks School 3-Point Record

D’Angelo Harrison broke St. John’s three-point record as the Red Storm won 96-87.

12/21/2013

Steve Lavin

Rothstein: Lavin, St. John’s Looking To Take Next Step

Speaking on Thursday night in Midtown, Steve Lavin went into detail about why he feels next season is the time when his basketball team will accelerate things to another level.

05/10/2013

Steve Lavin

Punches Thrown In St. John’s 66-40 Loss To Notre Dame

The Fighting Irish guards got more aggressive in the second half, penetrating against the Red Storm defense to get their teammates going. It worked. And then some.

03/06/2013