2005–06 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team

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2005–06 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball
MSG Holiday Festival Champions
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
2005–06 record 12–15 (5–11 Big East)
Head coach Norm Roberts (2nd year)
Assistant coach Glenn Braica
Assistant coach Chuck Martin
Assistant coach Fred Quartlebaum
Home arena Carnesecca Arena
Madison Square Garden
Seasons
2005–06 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Connecticut 14 2   .875     30 4   .882
#3 Villanova 14 2   .875     28 5   .848
#22 West Virginia 11 5   .688     22 11   .667
Marquette 10 6   .625     20 11   .645
#23 Georgetown 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
#16 Pittsburgh 10 6   .625     25 8   .758
Seton Hall 9 7   .563     18 12   .600
Cincinnati 8 8   .500     21 13   .618
#21 Syracuse 7 9   .438     23 12   .657
Rutgers 7 9   .438     19 14   .576
Louisville 6 10   .375     21 13   .618
Notre Dame 6 10   .375     16 14   .533
DePaul* 5 11   .313     12 15   .444
Providence* 5 11   .313     12 15   .444
St. John's* 5 11   .313     12 15   .444
South Florida* 1 15   .063     7 22   .241
2006 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2006[1]; Rankings from AP Poll
*Did not qualify for 2006 Big East Tournament.

The 2005–06 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team represented St. John's University during the 2005–06 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Norm Roberts in his second year at the school. St. John's home games are played at Carnesecca Arena and Madison Square Garden and the team is a member of the Big East Conference.

Off season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Tyler Jones 1 PF 6'9" 210 Sophomore Denver, Colorado Transferred
Rodney Epperson 2 PF 6'7" 200 Junior Flushing, New York Transferred to Mountain State
Mohamed Diakite 44 C 6'11" 210 RS Senior Rockville, Maryland Graduated

Class of 2005 signees[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Anthony Mason, Jr.
SF
Memphis, TN Fairley High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Oct 3, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars
Ricky Torres
SG
Bronx, NY St. Raymond High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sep 16, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars
Tomas Jasiulionis
C
Utena, Lithuania Trinity Episcopal School 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 249 lb (113 kg) Nov 5, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247Sports:2/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Transfer additions[edit]

Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Aaron Spears F 6'9" 250 Junior Chicago, Illinois junior college transfer from Highland Community College (2 yrs immediate eligibility)

Roster[edit]

2005–06 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Roach, NygelNygel Roach (W) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Xavier North Bergen, NJ
G 3 Hill, DaryllDaryll Hill (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Jr Milford Academy Bayside, NY
G 4 Lawrence, EugeneEugene Lawrence 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Lincoln Brooklyn, NY
G 5 Mayo, DevinDevin Mayo (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 158 lb (72 kg) Jr Clinton Christian School Upper Marlboro, MD
C 10 Jasiulionis, TomasTomas Jasiulionis 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 249 lb (113 kg) Fr Trinity Episcopal School Utena, Lithuania
G 11 Jackson, CedricCedric Jackson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Northern Burlington McGuire, NJ
F 15 Missere, PhilPhil Missere 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Sr Cornwall Central Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
F 20 Mason Jr., AnthonyAnthony Mason Jr. 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Fr Failey Memphis, TN
G 1 Maybank, JermaineJermaine Maybank 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr Independence C.C./Bronx Regional Bronx, NY
G 22 Torres, RickyRicky Torres 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr St. Raymond's New York, NY
F 23 Williams, RyanRyan Williams 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Monroe College Queens, NY
F 24 Gray, DexterDexter Gray 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, NY
G 30 Biesty, LiamLiam Biesty (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Poly Prep Brooklyn, NY
F/C 34 Hamilton, LamontLamont Hamilton (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Bridgton Academy Brooklyn, NY
F 33 Abit, OtojaOtoja Abit (W) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Archbishop Molloy Woodside, NY
F 40 Spears, AaronAaron Spears 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Highland C.C./Illinois/Dunbar Chicago, IL
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/14/05*
7:30pm
Queens College W 102–62 
Carnesecca Arena (N/A)
Queens, NY
Non-Conference Regular Season
11/19/05*
7:30pm
Maryland-Eastern Shore W 77–40  1–0
Carnesecca Arena (N/A)
Queens, NY
11/22/05*
7:30pm
St. Francis (NY) W 64–50  2–0
Carnesecca Arena (N/A)
Queens, NY
11/26/05*
3:00pm
Niagara W 67–61  3–0
Carnesecca Arena (3,821)
Queens, NY
11/29/05*
7:30pm
Hofstra L 64–51  3–1
Carnesecca Arena (N/A)
Queens, NY
12/03/05*
7:30pm
Charleston Southern W 64–50  4–1
Carnesecca Arena (3,663)
Queens, NY
12/07/05*
7:30pm
Stony Brook W 63–45  5–1
Carnesecca Arena (N/A)
Queens, NY
12/10/05*
4:00 pm, FSN
at Virginia Tech L 73–64  5–2
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
12/17/05*
2:00pm
Marist L 56–53  5–3
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
12/21/05*
6:00pm, ESPN2
at No. 1 Duke L 70–57  5–4
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
12/27/05*
8:30pm, MSG
Columbia
Panasonic Holiday Festival Opening Round
W 63–39  6–4
Madison Square Garden (7,617)
New York, NY
12/28/05*
8:30pm, MSG
UMass
Panasonic Holiday Festival Championship
W 51–49  7–4
Madison Square Garden (7,408)
New York, NY
Big East Conference Regular Season
01/04/06
7:00pm, MSG
at Seton Hall L 69–61 OT 7–5 (0–1)
Izod Center (6,092)
East Rutherford, NJ
01/08/06
7:00pm, MSG
Georgetown L 79–65  7–6 (0–2)
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
01/14/06
7:00pm, MSG
at South Florida W 68–49  8–6 (1–2)
Sun Dome (4,456)
Tampa, FL
01/17/06
9:00pm, ESPN2
No. 17 Louisville W 68–56  9–6 (2–2)
Madison Square Garden (5,224)
New York, NY
01/21/06
12:00pm, MSG
No. 9 Pittsburgh W 55–50  10–6 (3–2)
Madison Square Garden (6,942)
New York, NY
01/25/06
7:30pm, FSNY
at No. 1 Connecticut L 66–50  10–7 (3–3)
Hartford Civic Center (10,167)
Storrs, CT
01/29/06
2:30pm, MSG
West Virginia L 66–61  10–8 (3–4)
Madison Square Garden (7,236)
New York, NY
02/01/06
8:00pm
at Marquette L 81–61  10–9 (3–5)
BMO Harris Bradley Center (14,105)
Milwaukee, WI
02/04/06
7:30pm
at Providence L 81–73  10–10 (3–6)
Dunkin Donuts Center (11,952)
Providence, RI
02/09/06
9:00pm, ESPN2
at No. 15 Georgetown L 64–41  10–11 (3–7)
Verizon Center (9,739)
Washington, D.C.
02/12/06
2:00pm, MSG
Syracuse L 75–60  10–12 (3–8)
Madison Square Garden (11,473)
New York, NY
02/15/06
7:30pm, FSNY
at Rutgers W 54–51  11–12 (4–8)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (6,864)
Piscataway, NJ
02/18/06
12:00pm, MSG
DePaul L 52–48  11–13 (4–9)
Madison Square Garden (6,233)
New York, NY
02/21/06
7:00pm, MSG
Seton Hall W 58–47  12–13 (5–9)
Madison Square Garden (6,719)
New York, NY
03/01/06
7:30pm, N/A
at No. 4 Villanova L 62–52  12–14 (5–10)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
03/05/06
2:00pm, MSG
Rutgers L 82–70  12–15 (5–11)
Carnesecca Arena (6,008)
Queens, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005-06 Big East Conference Season Summary: Standings" sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11-14-2013.