2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
8-24, 10th in Big East
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Champ Nova to open Gavitt Games vs. Purdue

The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.

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40dJeff Borzello

Simon joins transfer movement to St. John's

Justin Simon is joining the Red Storm, saying coach Chris Mullin and the school can help him "become the player I know I can be."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona transfer Justin Simon tells ESPN he has committed to St. John's.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State transfer Marvin Clark has committed to St. John's, sources told ESPN.

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Watch: Jordan brand classic

It's a star-studded roster for this year's game. The West team is headlined by Michigan State's Miles Bridges and VIllanova's Omari Spellman, while the East features Florida State's Jonathan Isaac. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Mullin's first season at St. John's comes to a close with a loss to Marquette, dropping them to 8-24 overall (1-17 in the Big East). The Red Storm have a chance to be much-improved next season, though. Marcus LoVett is sitting out, and they're bringing in a recruiting class that includes ESPN 100 point guard Shamorie Ponds and perhaps the best junior college player in the country, Bashir Ahmed. Expect them to be active on the transfer market as well.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Henry Ellenson has had some issues with Kassoum Yakwe's length and timing this season, but it hasn't been a problem tonight. He's been active on the offensive glass and also used his body to negate the shot-blocking ability of Yakwe (and Yankuba Sima).

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Providence up big on quiet day for Dunn

Kris Dunn scored just two points in the first half, but Providence is up big over St. John's thanks to Ben Bentil and Jalen Lindsey.

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Who will land 5-star center Thon Maker? (2:32)

St. John's hits new low in loss

The Red Storm lost to Creighton, 100-59 on Sunday, as head coach Chris Mullin was ejected in the second half. The 41-point loss tied the school record for its largest loss. St. John's lost to Kentucky by 41 when it was ranked No. 1 in 1951. Box score

Why the Big East still has doubters

  • The Big East's record against the BPI top 50 is strong, but the league is just 3-11 vs. BPI top 25 non-conference foes.
  • Since realignment (2013-14), Xavier is the only team to reach the Sweet 16. Villanova has been bounced twice in the Round of 32.
  • Current Big East schools haven't reached the Final Four since Butler in 2011. The last national title was won by Villanova in 1985.

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No. 5 SF Rawle Alkins commitment prediction (2:40)

Team Stats

Points Per Game64.0
Rebounds Per Game32.0
Assists Per Game6.0
Points Allowed76.0Tied-110th

Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record27-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances29