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2002–03 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team

The 2002–03 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team represented St. John's University during the 2002–03 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Mike Jarvis in his fifth year. St. John's home games are played at Carnesecca Arena, then called Alumni Hall, and Madison Square Garden and the team is a member of the Big East Conference.

2002–03 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball
NIT Champions (vacated)
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
2002–03 record21–13 (7–9 Big East)
Head coachMike Jarvis (5th year)
Assistant coachKevin Clark
Assistant coachMike Jarvis II
Assistant coachDermon Player
Home arenaAlumni Hall
Madison Square Garden
Seasons
2002–03 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Boston College 10 6   .625     19 12   .613
#23 Connecticut 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
Providence 8 8   .500     18 14   .563
Villanova 8 8   .500     15 16   .484
St. John's 7 9   .438     21 13   .618
Miami 4 12   .250     11 17   .393
Virginia Tech* 4 12   .250     11 18   .379
West
#13 Syracuse 13 3   .813     30 5   .857
#4 Pittsburgh 13 3   .813     28 5   .848
Seton Hall 10 6   .625     17 13   .567
#22 Notre Dame 10 6   .625     24 10   .706
Georgetown 6 10   .375     19 15   .559
West Virginia 5 11   .313     14 15   .483
Rutgers* 4 12   .250     12 16   .429
† 2003 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2003[1]; Rankings from AP Poll
*Did not qualify for 2003 Big East Tournament

Contents

Off seasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Year Hometown Notes
Sharif Fordham 3 SG 6'4" Senior Far Rockaway, New York Graduated
Alpha Bangura 15 SG 6'6" Junior Lanham, Maryland Entered 2002 NBA Draft/undrafted
Donald Emanuel 33 PG 6'9" Senior Houston, Texas Graduated

Class of 2002 signeesEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Elijah Ingram
PG
Jersey City, NJ St. Anthony High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A
Daryll Hill
PG
Queens, NY Milford Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A
Tim Doyle
SF
Merrick, NY St. Dominic High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A
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:

  • "2002 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

Transfer additionsEdit

Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Grady Reynolds F 6'7" 210 Junior Abbeyville, Alabama junior college transfer from Southern Union State Community College (2 yrs immediate eligibility)

RosterEdit

2002–03 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G/F 0 Tim Doyle 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr St. Dominic's Merrick, NY
G 1 Marcus Hatten 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Sr Tallahassee C.C. Baltimore, MD
G 2 Tristan Smith 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
So Amityville Memorial Amityville, NY
G 3 Daryll Hill   6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Cardozo/Milford Academy Bayside, NY
C 4 Abe Keita 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Sr Winchendon Tolland, CT
F 5 Eric King 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Lincoln/Milford Academy Brooklyn, NY
G 11 Jon Scheiman (W) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Sr LaGuardia Manhattan, NY
G 12 Elijah Ingram 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr St. Anthony's East Orange, NJ
G 14 Andre Stanley (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Global Institute/John Jay Brooklyn, NY
F 22 Anthony Glover {{{last}}} 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
GS Rice Bronx, NY
G/F 23 Willie Shaw 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr John F. Kennedy Mount Vernon, NY
F 25 Kyle Cuffe 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Jr Rice Bronx, NY
F 33 Grady Reynolds 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Southern Union Abbeville, AL
C 44 Mohamed Diakite   6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Montrose Christian Rockville, MD
C 52 Curtis Johnson 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 320 lb (145 kg) Jr Ryan Academy Norfolk, VA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Kevin Clark
  • Mike Jarvis II
  • Dermon Player

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

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/08/02*
7:30pm, Metro
Harlem Globetrotters L 86-61 
Madison Square Garden (13,506)
New York, NY
11/15/02*
7:30pm
Israeli Pro Team W 77-64 
Alumni Hall (5,524)
Queens, NY
Non-Conference Regular Season
11/26/02*
7:30pm
Stony Brook W 68-57  1-0
Alumni Hall (5,603)
Queens, NY
11/30/02*
7:30pm
at Fairfield W 81-68  2-0
Webster Bank Arena (5,277)
Bridgeport, CT
12/07/02*
4:00pm
Fordham W 81-58  3-0
Madison Square Garden (11,463)
New York, NY
12/11/02*
7:30pm
St. Francis (N.Y.) W 80-58  4-0
Alumni Hall (5,462)
Queens, NY
12/14/02*
2:00pm, MSG
Hofstra W 84-59  5-0
Madison Square Garden (10,729)
New York, NY
12/21/02*
3:30pm
at Wake Forest L 84-72  5-1
Lawrence Joel Coliseum (10,173)
Winston-Salem, NC
12/27/02*
8:30pm, MSG
vs. Manhattan
ECAC Holiday Festival Opening Round
L 72-65  5-2
Madison Square Garden (14,179)
New York, NY
12/28/02*
3:00pm, MSG
vs. No. 22 North Carolina
ECAC Holiday Festival Consolation
L 63-59  5-3
Madison Square Garden (12,214)
New York, NY
01/02/03*
7:30pm
Niagara W 78-68  6-3
Alumni Hall (5,485)
Queens, NY
Big East Conference Regular Season
01/04/03
12:00pm, MSG
Seton Hall W 74-66  7-3 (1-0)
Madison Square Garden (9,412)
New York, NY
01/08/03
7:30pm
at Providence L 75-71  7-4 (1-1)
Dunkin Donuts Center (8,367)
Providence, RI
01/11/03*
3:00pm, FOX
at UCLA W 80-65  8-4 (1-1)
Pauley Pavilion (8,503)
Los Angeles, CA
01/15/03
7:30pm, MSG
Villanova L 82-73  8-5 (1-2)
Madison Square Garden (10,684)
New York, NY
01/18/03
12:00pm
at Georgetown W 77-72  9-5 (2-2)
MCI Center (11,777)
Washington, D.C.
01/25/03
2:00pm
at Virginia Tech W 62-59  10-5 (3-2)
Cassell Coliseum (5,628)
Blacksburg, VA
01/27/03
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 14 Connecticut L 74-68  10-6 (3-3)
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
02/02/03
2:00pm, MSG
Miami (F.L.) W 77-74  11-6 (4-3)
Madison Square Garden (10,341)
New York, NY
02/05/03
7:30pm, Metro
at Boston College L 84-82  11-7 (4-4)
Silvio O. Conte Forum (6,733)
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/08/03
4:00pm, MSG
Virginia Tech L 71-54  11-8 (4-5)
Alumni Hall (6,008)
Queens, NY
02/11/03
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Villanova W 52-50  12-8 (5-5)
First Union Center (10,017)
Philadelphia, PA
02/15/03
2:00pm, MSG
Providence L 69-59  12-9 (5-6)
Alumni Hall (6,008)
Queens, NY
02/18/03
7:00pm, ESPN2
at No. 15 Syracuse L 66-60  12-10 (5-7)
Carrier Dome (21,044)
Syracuse, NY
02/22/03
2:00pm, CBS
at Connecticut L 77-69  12-11 (5-8)
Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
Storrs, CT
02/26/03
7:30pm, MSG
Boston College L 81-63  12-12 (5-9)
Madison Square Garden (10,069)
New York, NY
03/02/03*
12:00pm, CBS
No. 6 Duke W 72-71  13-12 (5-9)
Madison Square Garden (19,610)
New York, NY
03/06/03
7:30pm, MSG
Rutgers W 75-59  14-12 (6-9)
Madison Square Garden (8,648)
New York, NY
03/08/03
9:00pm, ESPN
at Miami (F.L.) W 76-73  15-12 (7-9)
Convocation Center (3,828)
Coral Gables, FL
Big East Tournament
03/12/03
12:00pm, ESPN
vs. No. 17 Notre Dame
Big East Tournament First Round
W 83-80  16-12 (7-9)
Madison Square Garden (19,786)
New York, NY
03/13/03
12:00pm, ESPN
vs. Boston College
Big East Tournament Quarterfinals
L 82-75 OT 16-13 (7-9)
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
NIT Tournament
03/19/03
7:30pm
Boston University
NIT First Round
W 62-57  17-13 (7-9)
Alumni Hall (2,653)
Queens, NY
03/24/03
7:30pm
Virginia
NIT Second Round
W 73-63  18-13 (7-9)
Alumni Hall (3,435)
Queens, NY
03/27/03
7:30pm
UAB
NIT Quarterfinal
W 79-71  19-13 (7-9)
Alumni Hall (3,227)
Queens, NY
04/01/03
9:30pm, ESPN
vs. Texas Tech
NIT Semifinal
W 64-63  20-13 (7-9)
Madison Square Garden (10,008)
New York, NY
04/03/03
8:00pm, ESPN2
vs. Georgetown
NIT Championship
W 70-67  21-13 (7-9)
Madison Square Garden (12,406)
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

ReferencesEdit