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.
Gibbs was ejected from Villanova’s 80-54 win Monday, receiving a flagrant foul 2 in what was the fifth straight loss for the Pirates (15-11, 5-9).
Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”
Sterling Gibbs scored 24 points, including 11 straight for Seton Hall early in the second half, and had 10 assists to lead the Pirates past Marquette 80-70 on Wednesday night.
Sterling Gibbs made a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left, lifting No. 19 Seton Hall over Creighton 68-67 on Saturday.
Sterling Gibbs knows there’s a long way to go, and that’s why the Seton Hall guard didn’t want to get too excited after his near-flawless performance against No. 15 St. John’s.
The NCAA’s decision to not allow Texas transfer Sterling Gibbs to play immediately for Seton Hall next season clears up a lot of the questions surrounding the Pirates’ point guard situation.
Willard won’t have a point guard nearly as good as Machado or Theodore during the upcoming season at Seton Hall — and the position, which has been such a big part the coach’s success when he’s had good teams, is a virtual unknown.
What does this mean to next year’s team? An awful lot if Gibbs gets a waiver to play immediately.