2014–15 St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team

The 2014–15 St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team represented St. John’s University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season. The team was coached by Steve Lavin in his fifth year at the school. St. John’s home games were played at Carnesecca Arena and Madison Square Garden and the team was members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 21–12, 10–8 in Big East play to finish in fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament to Providence. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round to San Diego State. On March 27, 2015 St. John’s and head coach Steve Lavin mutually agreed to part ways.[1]

American college basketball season
2014–15St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball
NCAA Tournament, Round of 64
Conference Big East Conference
2014–15 record 21–12 (10–8 Big East)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arena Carnesecca Arena
Madison Square Garden
Seasons

2014–15 Big East men’s basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 2 Villanova 16 2   .889 33 3   .917
No. 22 Georgetown 12 6   .667 22 11   .667
No. 24 Butler 12 6   .667 23 11   .676
Providence 11 7   .611 22 12   .647
St. John’s 10 8   .556 21 12   .636
Xavier 9 9   .500 23 14   .622
DePaul 6 12   .333 12 20   .375
Seton Hall 6 12   .333 16 15   .516
Marquette 4 14   .222 13 19   .406
Creighton 4 14   .222 14 19   .424
2015 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

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The Red Storm finished the season 20–13, 10–8 in Big East play to finish in three-way tie for third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament to Providence. They were invited to the National Invitation Tournament, where they lost to Robert Morris in the first round.

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Marc-Antoine Bourgault 2 G/F 6’6″ 216 Senior Saint-Malo, France Graduated
God’sgift Achiuwa 3 F/C 6’8″ 236 RS Senior Port Harcourt, Nigeria Graduated
Max Hooper 10 G/F 6’6″ 202 RS Sophomore Carmel Valley, California Graduated
Transferred to Oakland
JaKarr Sampson 14 F 6’8″ 208 Sophomore Akron, Ohio Entered 2014 NBA Draft
Orlando Sánchez 33 F 6’9″ 216 Senior Nagua, Dominican Republic Graduated

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Adonis De La Rosa
C
Bronx, NY Christ the King High School 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 322 lb (146 kg) Apr 9, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings:Scout:   Rivals:   247Sports: N/A   ESPN grade: 70
Amar Alibegovic
PF
Rome, Italy Istituto Tecnico Minerva 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (100 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings:Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A   ESPN grade: NR
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:

  • “2014 Team Ranking”. Rivals.com.

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