Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • LJ Figueroa returning to St. John’s in major win for Mike Anderson

    New York Post "MORE ON: ST. JOHN'S RED STORM How Shamorie Ponds is planning to prove everyone wrong St. John's lands 'bruiser' forward, and a pattern is forming An inside look at new St. John's coach Mike Anderson St. John's coach snags..." May 15

  • Marquette inks Steve Wojciechowski to 5-year contract extension

    The Score "Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season, the school announced on Tuesday. Wojciechowski led the Golden Eagles to their second NCAA Tournament appearance in three campaigns, though Murray State eliminated them..." May 08

  • Mike Anderson lands first commitment at St. John's

    247 Sports "New St. John's Head Coach Mike Anderson was on the road recruiting this past week. One of the places he stopped was at the Under Armour Association event in Kansas City. That is where he saw point guard Johnathan McGriff, who was participating in the event with Team..." May 03

  • Sources: St. John's, Anderson working on deal

    ESPN "Former Arkansas coach Mike Anderson is in negotiations to become the next head coach for St. John's, sources confirmed to ESPN. Anderson, 59, emerged as the favorite on Thursday night, according to sources. Yale's James Jones and former George Mason and Georgia..." April 19

  • Mike Anderson accepts St. John's head-coaching job, sources say

    Newsday "St. John’s search for a new basketball coach is over. Former Arkansas coach Mike Anderson was offered and accepted the job on Thursday night and will be introduced at a Friday news conference, multiple administration sources told Newsday. The sides agreed to terms in..." April 19

  • Iona's Cluess latest to turn down St. John's

    ESPN "Despite the emotional pull, Iona's Tim Cluess has become the third known coach to take himself out of the running for the vacant St. John's job. St. John's has been on the hunt for a new coach since Chris Mullin announced last week that he was stepping down...." April 18

  • Moser staying at Loyola-Chicago after reportedly rejecting St. John's

    Chicago Tribune "Every coach in the business gave Porter Moser the same advice: Take the job. Sign the juicy contract. Play in the Garden. Move up to the Big East. But they don’t know Moser as well as Moser knows himself. “You can be rich without the dollar signs,” Moser..." April 16

  • Report: Loyola's Moser to meet with St. John's about coaching vacancy

    The Score "St. John's will meet with Loyola-Chicago head coach Porter Moser on Monday, sources told SNY's Adam Zagoria. Moser notably led the Ramblers on a Cinderella run to the Final Four in 2018. He's gone 141-125 in eight seasons since taking over at the program and previously..." April 15

  • TCU basketball scores commitment from Xavier transfer Keonte Kennedy

    Dallas Morning News "Two weeks removed from the end of the 2018-19 season, TCU basketball has landed an addition from a former Big East player. The Horned Frogs scored a commitment from Xavier transfer Keonte Kennedy on Sunday evening, as announced on Kennedy's Twitter account. April 15

  • Marquette says brothers Sam and Joey Hauser will transfer just days after Markus Howard announced he was returning

    CBS Sports "Few transfer decisions in college basketball are truly shocking, but Monday's news out of Marquette qualifies. The school announced brothers Sam Hauser and Joey Hauser are leaving MU at the end of this spring semester. Sam will be a senior, Joey a sophomore next season, and the..." April 15

  • Bobby Hurley staying at Arizona State? Coach in long-term talks after being linked to St. John's job

    CBS Sports "Bobby Hurley appears to be staying at Arizona State after reports in recent days linked the Sun Devils coach to the St. John's head coaching gig following Chris Mullin's decision to step down. Hurley announced in a statement on Thursday night that he is in talks for a long-term contract..." April 13

  • Marquette's Markus Howard bypasses NBA Draft, setting high expectations for Golden Eagles next season

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Markus Howard gave Marquette basketball fans some off-season news to cheer about Friday. The guard announced on his Twitter page his intention to return to the Golden Eagles for his senior season. The graphic on his tweet read "Dear Marquette: I'm back. Sincerely,..." April 13

  • St. John's coach Chris Mullin expected to step down from position, a report says

    CBS Sports "St. John's coach Chris Mullin is expected to soon be the former head coach at St. John's. According to a report from CBS insider Jon Rothstein, Mullin is expected to step down from his position. An official announcement is expected this week. April 09

  • The candidates St. John’s could hire to replace Chris Mullin

    New York Post "If Chris Mullin is indeed out at St. John’s, here’s a look at several possible candidates to replace him: Bobby Hurley The two-time NCAA champion and former first-round pick knows St. John’s athletic director Mike Cragg from his Duke days, and has reached..." April 09

  • Report: Chris Mullin Out At St. John's Despite Winning Due To Sleazy And Failed Recruiting Efforts

    Deadspin "  Today, Chris Mullin announced that he was stepping down as St. John’s basketball coach after four seasons at the helm. Jon Rothstein first broke the news that Mullin was leaving last night. Mullin cited “a recent personal” loss in his resignation statement..." April 09

  • St. John's AD: 'Mullin is our head coach'

    ESPN "St. John's athletic director Mike Cragg made a public show of support for Chris Mullin amid rumblings that the Red Storm coach's relationship with administration had become rocky. In a statement Saturday, Cragg tried to make it known that he intends to keep Mullin in the..." April 06

  • Kevin Willard flirts with Virginia Tech in potential Seton Hall exit

    New York Post "After four straight NCAA Tournament bids and 20-win seasons, Kevin Willard is starting to gain traction nationwide, and it could cost Seton Hall. The Pirates head coach is a serious candidate to replace Buzz Williams at Virginia Tech, sources confirmed, after hearing from the ACC..." April 04

  • Former 5-Star Recruit Jahvon Quinerly to Transfer from Villanova After 1 Season

    Bleacher Report "Villanova men's basketball coach Jay Wright announced Wednesday that guard Jahvon Quinerly is going to leave the Wildcats after one season. "We had a very candid meeting, and Jahvon has decided to transfer to another program," Wright said. "We'll..." April 03

  • St. John’s transfer has found a home at Texas Tech

    New York Post "When Tariq Owens decided to transfer from St. John’s to Texas Tech, he was looking to improve as a player and have a more meaningful impact that he did with the Red Storm. Things couldn’t have worked out much better. The Red Raiders are in the Sweet 16, where they will..." March 28

  • The doubters were right: St. John’s didn’t belong

    New York Post "So the skeptics were spot-on. The doubters had their day. There were plenty of voices whispering — some screaming — that St. John’s didn’t deserve to be anywhere near the NCAA Tournament, not as the 68th pick, not as the 168th pick. Then the Johnnies went out..." March 21