2009–10 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team

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2009–10 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball
St. John's Red Storm logo.svg
NIT, First Round
Conference Big East Conference
2009–10 record 17–16 (6–12 Big East)
Head coach Norm Roberts (6th year)
Assistant coach Glenn Braica
Assistant coach Chris Casey
Assistant coach Fred Quartlebaum
Home arena Carnesecca Arena
Madison Square Garden
Seasons
2009–10 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Syracuse 15 3   .833     30 5   .857
#6 West Virginia 13 5   .722     31 7   .816
#9 Villanova 13 5   .722     25 8   .758
#18 Pittsburgh 13 5   .722     25 9   .735
Marquette 11 7   .611     22 12   .647
Louisville 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
#14 Georgetown 10 8   .556     23 11   .676
Notre Dame 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
South Florida 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Seton Hall 9 9   .500     19 13   .594
Cincinnati 7 11   .389     19 16   .543
Connecticut 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
St. John's 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Providence 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
DePaul 1 17   .056     8 23   .258
2010 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2010[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team represented St. John's University during the 2009–10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Norm Roberts in his sixth 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.

On March 30, 2010, Steve Lavin was announced as the team's new head coach, replacing Norm Roberts, who was fired after six seasons as head coach.[2][3]

Off season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Tomas Jasiulionis 11 C 6'11" 249 Senior Utena, Lithuania Graduated
TyShwan Edmondson 12 G 6'4" 175 Freshman Hopkinsville, Kentucky Transferred. Austin Peay
Phil Wait 50 C 7'1" 245 Freshman Manchester, England Transferred. Monmouth

Class of 2009 signees[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Omari Lawrence
SG
Bronx, NY South Kent 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg)  
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN grade: 87
Malik Stith
PG
Hempstead, NY Bridgton Academy 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg)  
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN grade: 87
Dwight Hardy
SG
Bronx, NY Indian Hills Community College 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg)  
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN grade: 90
Justin Brownlee
PF
Tifton, GA Chipola College 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg)  
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN grade: JC
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:

Roster[edit]

2008–09 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G/F 1 Kennedy, D. J.D. J. Kennedy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Jr Schenley Pittsburgh, PA
F 2 Mason Jr., AnthonyAnthony Mason Jr. 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 213 lb (97 kg) RS Sr Failey Memphis, TN
G 3 Boothe, MalikMalik Boothe 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Jr Christ the King Queens, NY
G 4 Taubeneck, JohnJohn Taubeneck 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr Roger Williams Salem, MA
F 5 Evans, SeanSean Evans 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 259 lb (117 kg) Jr Northeast Philadelphia, PA
G 10 Roberts, QuincyQuincy Roberts 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 196 lb (89 kg) So Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA
G/F 11 Lawrence, OmariOmari Lawrence 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr South Kent South Kent, CT
G 12 Hardy, DwightDwight Hardy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Jr John F. Kennedy\Indian Hills C.C. Bronx, NY
F/C 15 Coker, DeleDele Coker 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 257 lb (117 kg) Jr South Kent Lagos, Nigeria
G 23 Horne, ParisParis Horne 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Jr Bridgton Academy Middletown, DE
F 24 Burrell, JustinJustin Burrell 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 244 lb (111 kg) Jr Our Savior Lutheran High School/Bridgton Academy Bronx, NY
G 31 Stith, MalikMalik Stith 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Bridgton Academy/East Mecklenburg Hempstead, NY
F 32 Brownlee, JustinJustin Brownlee 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 232 lb (105 kg) Jr Chipola College Tifton, GA
G 42 Clark, KevinKevin Clark 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 204 lb (93 kg) Jr Dunmore Dunmore, PA
F 55 Thomas, RobRob Thomas 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 247 lb (112 kg) RS Jr South Kent Harlem, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Non-Conference Regular Season
11/13/2009*
7:00 PM
LIU Brooklyn W 83–70  1–0
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
11/17/2009*
7:00 PM
at St. Bonaventure
Fibertech Classic
W 69–68  2–0
Blue Cross Arena 
Rochester, NY
11/20/2009*
7:00 PM
Brown
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 79–76  3–0
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
11/27/2009*
5:30 PM
vs. Siena
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 77–68  4–0
The Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
11/28/2009*
8:30 PM
vs. Temple
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 55–48  5–0
The Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
12/02/2009*
7:00 PM, SNY
Stony Brook W 63–55  6–0
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
12/05/2009*
3:30 PM, ESPN2
at No. 5 Duke L 80–71  6–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
12/09/2009*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Georgia
SEC-Big East Challenge
W 66–56  7–1
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/13/2009*
4:00 PM
Fordham W 73–56  8–1
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
12/20/2009*
2:00 PM, MSG
vs. Hofstra
Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival
W 72–60  9–1
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/21/2009*
9:00 PM, MSG
vs. Cornell
Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival
L 71–66  9–2
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/23/2009*
7:00 PM
Bryant W 80–44  10–2
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
Big East Conference Regular Season
12/31/2009
8:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 13 Georgetown L 66–59  10–3 (0–1)
Verizon Center 
Washington, D.C.
01/03/2010
5:30 PM, SNY
Providence L 74–59  10–4 (0–2)
Carnesecca Arena 
New York City, NY
01/09/2010
12:00 PM, SNY
at Louisville L 75–68  10–5 (0–3)
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
01/13/2010
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Cincinnati W 52–50  11–5 (1–3)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
01/17/2010
2:00 PM, MSG
DePaul W 67–47  12–5 (2–3)
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
01/20/2010
7:00 PM, SNY
at Connecticut L 75–59  12–6 (2–4)
XL Center 
Hartford, CT
01/23/2010
12:00 PM, ESPN
No. 4 Villanova L 81–71  12–7 (2–5)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
01/28/2010
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 17 Pittsburgh L 63–53  12–8 (2–6)
Petersen Events Center 
Pittsburgh, PA
02/02/2010
7:30 PM, MSG
at Rutgers L 84–72  12–9 (2–7)
Louis Brown Athletic Center 
New Brunswick, NJ
02/06/2010
7:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 6 West Virginia L 79–60  12–10 (2–8)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
02/11/2010
7:00 PM, ESPN
Louisville W 74–55  13–10 (3–8)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
02/14/2010
7:30 PM, SNY
at Notre Dame W 69–68  14–10 (4–8)
Convocation Center 
Notre Dame, IN
02/17/2010
7:30 PM, MSG+
Seton Hall L 59–50  14–11 (4–9)
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
02/20/2010
12:00 PM, SNY
at South Florida W 74–58  15–11 (5–9)
Sun Dome 
Tampa, FL
02/23/2010
7:30 PM, MSG
Marquette L 63–61 OT 15–12 (5–10)
Carnesecca Arena 
New York, NY
02/27/2010
12:00 PM, MSG
No. 12 Pittsburgh L 71–64  15–13 (5–11)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
03/02/2010
7:00 PM, SNY
at No. 1 Syracuse L 85–66  15–14 (5–12)
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
03/05/2010
8:30 PM, SNY
at DePaul W 90–82 3OT 16–14 (6–12)
Allstate Arena 
Rosemont, IL
Big East Tournament
03/09/2010
2:00 PM, ESPN
vs. Connecticut
First Round
W 73–51  17–14 (6–12)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
03/10/2010
2:00 PM, ESPN
vs. Marquette
Second Round
L 57–55  17–15 (6–12)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
NIT Tournament
03/17/2010
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Memphis
First Round
L 73–71  17–16 (6–12)
FedExForum 
Memphis, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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