2011–12 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team

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2011–12 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball
St. John's Red Storm logo.svg
Conference Big East Conference
2011–12 record 13–19 (6–12 Big East)
Head coach Steve Lavin (2nd year)
Assistant coach Mike Dunlap
Assistant coach Tony Chiles
Assistant coach Rico Hines
Home arena Carnesecca Arena
Madison Square Garden
Seasons
2011–12 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#11 Marquette 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
Notre Dame 13 5   .722     22 12   .647
Cincinnati 12 6   .667     26 11   .703
#15 Georgetown 12 6   .667     24 9   .727
South Florida 12 6   .667     22 14   .611
#17 Louisville 10 8   .556     30 10   .750
West Virginia 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Connecticut 8 10   .444     20 14   .588
Seton Hall 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Rutgers 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
St. John's 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Pittsburgh 5 13   .278     22 17   .564
Villanova 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Providence 4 14   .222     15 17   .469
DePaul 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
*#2 Syracuse 0 1   .000     0 3   .000
2012 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2012[1]
*Syracuse:: 30 reg. season games, 4 postseason games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed record: Syracuse–(34–3)(17–1); Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team represents St. John's University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team is coached by Steve Lavin in his second year at the school. Saint 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
Dwayne Polee II 0 F 6'7" 193 Freshman Los Angeles, California Transferred to San Diego State
D. J. Kennedy 1 F 6'5" 214 Senior Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Graduated
Malik Boothe 3 G 5'9" 184 Senior Queens, New York Graduated
Sean Evans 5 F 6'8" 259 Senior Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Graduated
Quincy Roberts 10 G 6'5" 196 RS Sophomore Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Transferred to Grambling State
Dwight Hardy 11 G 6'2" 187 Senior Bronx, New York Graduated
Dele Coker 15 C 6'10" 257 Senior Lagos, Nigeria Graduated
Paris Horne 23 G 6'3" 189 Senior Middletown, Delaware Graduated
Justin Burrell 24 F 6'8" 244 Senior Bronx, New York Graduated
Justin Brownlee 32 F 6'7" 232 Senior Tifton, Georgia Graduated
Kevin Clark 42 G 6'2" 204 Senior Dunmore, Pennsylvania Graduated
Rob Thomas 55 F 6'6" 247 RS Senior Harlem, New York Graduated

Class of 2011 signees[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Sir'Dominic Pointer
SF
Detroit, MI Quality Education Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 96
Maurice Harkless
SF
Queens, NY South Kent School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Nov 10, 2010 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 96
D'Angelo Harrison
SG
Missouri City, TX Dulles High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Nov 10, 2010 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Amir Garrett
SF
Los Angeles, CA Bridgton Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Nov 17, 2010 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Phil Greene IV
SG
Chicago, IL IMG Academy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Apr 14, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Nurideen Lindsay
SG
Philadelphia, PA Redlands Community College 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Nov 10, 2010 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: JC
God'sgift Achiuwa
C
Port Harcourt, Nigeria Erie Community College 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Apr 28, 2011 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    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]

2011–12 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Greene, PhilPhil Greene 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr IMG Academy Chicago, IL
F/C 3 Achiuwa, God's GiftGod's Gift Achiuwa 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Jr Erie C.C. Port Harcourt, Nigeria
F 4 Harkless, MauriceMaurice Harkless 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr South Kent Queens, NY
G 10 Lindsay, NurideenNurideen Lindsay 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Overbrook/Redlands C.C. Philadelphia, PA
G 11 Harrison, D'AngeloD'Angelo Harrison 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Fr Dulles Missouri City, TX
G/F 15 Pointer, Sir'DominicSir'Dominic Pointer 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 196 lb (89 kg) Fr Quality Education Academy Detroit, MI
F 22 Garrett, AmirAmir Garrett 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Bridgton Academy Los Angeles, CA
G 23 Aryee, AntehAnteh Aryee (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Fr Arlington Christian School Fairburn, GA
G 25 Rivers, GerardGerard Rivers (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Paraclete High School Lancaster, CA
G 30 White, JamalJamal White (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Roosevelt/Long Island Roosevelt, NY
G 31 Stith, MalikMalik Stith 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Bridgton Academy/East Mecklenburg Hempstead, NY
F 40 Sealy, SamSam Sealy (W) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Longwood High School Medford, NY
G 55 Brakalov, BorisBoris Brakalov (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr National Trade and Banking Sofia, Bulgaria
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 (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
October 25*
7:00pm, SNY
C.W. Post W 110–80 
Carnesecca Arena (4,025)
Queens, NY
November 1*
7:00pm, ESPN3
St. Mary's (MD) W 77–70 
Carnesecca Arena (3,088)
Queens, NY
Non-Conference Regular Season
November 7*
7:00pm, ESPNU
William & Mary
2K Sports Classic opening round
W 74–59  1–0
Carnesecca Arena (4,142)
Queens, NY
November 9*
7:00pm, ESPN2
Lehigh
2K Sports Classic opening round
W 78–73  2–0
Carnesecca Arena (4,409)
Queens, NY
November 13*
2:00pm, ESPNU
UMBC W 82–59  3–0
Carnesecca Arena (4,424)
Queens, NY
November 17*
9:30pm, ESPN2
vs. No. 15 Arizona
2K Sports Classic semifinal
L 72–81  3–1
Madison Square Garden (9,036)
New York, NY
November 18*
4:30pm, ESPN2
vs. No. 19 Texas A&M
2K Sports Classic consolation
L 57–58  3–2
Madison Square Garden (6,338)
New York, NY
November 22*
9:00pm, ESPN3
St. Francis (NY) W 63–48  4–2
Carnesecca Arena (3,922)
Queens, NY
November 26*
4:00pm, ESPN3
Northeastern L 64–78  4–3
Carnesecca Arena (5,207)
Queens, NY
December 1*
7:30pm, ESPN2
at No. 1 Kentucky
SEC–Big East Challenge
L 59–81  4–4
Rupp Arena (24,119)
Lexington, KY
December 5*
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Detroit L 63–69  4–5
Calihan Hall (5,377)
Detroit, MI
December 17*
2:30pm, MSG
Fordham
Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival
W 56–50  5–5
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
December 21*
7:00pm
Texas-Pan American W 66–61  6–5
Carnesecca Arena (3,821)
Queens, NY
Big East Conference Regular Season
December 27
7:00pm, MSG
Providence W 91–67  7–5 (1–0)
Carnesecca Arena (5,602)
Queens, NY
December 31
12:00pm, SNY
at No. 9 Connecticut L 69–83  7–6 (1–1)
XL Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
January 3
7:00pm, ESPNU
No. 11 Louisville L 58–73  7–7 (1–2)
Madison Square Garden (9,258)
New York, NY
January 7
2:00pm, MSG
at Cincinnati W 57–55  8–7 (2–2)
Fifth Third Arena (8,820)
Cincinnati, OH
January 11
7:00pm, ESPNU
at No. 25 Marquette L 64–83  8–8 (2–3)
Bradley Center (14,484)
Milwaukee, WI
January 15
12:00pm, MSG
No. 11 Georgetown L 49–69  8–9 (2–4)
Madison Square Garden (11,475)
New York, NY
January 18
7:00pm, SNY
at South Florida L 49–64  8–10 (2–5)
Tampa Bay Times Forum (3,145)
Tampa, FL
January 21
1:00pm, ESPNU
Villanova L 76–79 OT 8–11 (2–6)
Madison Square Garden (11,430)
New York, NY
January 25
7:00pm, ESPNU
West Virginia W 78–62  9–11 (3–6)
Madison Square Garden (6,901)
New York, NY
January 28*
12:00pm, ESPN
at Duke L 76–83  9–12
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 1
8:30pm, SNY
at DePaul W 87–81  9–12 (4–6)
Allstate Arena (7,994)
Rosemont, IL
February 4
12:00pm, ESPN
Syracuse L 70–95  9–13 (4–7)
Madison Square Garden (19,979)
New York, NY
February 8
7:00pm, ESPNU
Cincinnati L 56–74  9–14 (4–8)
Madison Square Garden (7,618)
New York, NY
February 12
1:00pm, ESPN
at Georgetown L 61–71  9–15 (4–9)
Verizon Center (12,285)
Washington, DC
February 14
7:00pm, SNY
at Seton Hall L 64–94  10–16 (4–10)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
February 18*
1:00pm, CBS
UCLA W 66–63  11–16
Madison Square Garden (7,305 )
New York, NY
February 20
9:00pm, ESPNU
DePaul W 79–72  12–16 (5–10)
Carnesecca Arena (5,110)
Queens, NY
February 25
12:00pm, ESPN2
No. 20 Notre Dame W 61–58  13–16 (6–10)
Madison Square Garden (11,436)
New York, NY
February 29
7:00pm, ESPNU
at Pittsburgh L 69–89  13–17 (6–11)
Petersen Events Center (9,449)
Pittsburgh, PA
March 3
8:00pm, MSG
at Rutgers L 58–61  13–18 (6–12)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (7,349)
Piscataway, NJ
Big East Tournament
March 6
2:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Pittsburgh
First Round
L 59–73  13–19
Madison Square Garden (20,507)
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 15 Maurice Harkless Philadelphia 76ers traded to the Orlando Magic

See also[edit]

References[edit]