Amar Alibegovic
Amar  Alibegovic


Rome, Italy

High School:
Istituto Tecnico Minerva

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240



St. John's snaps long Big East Tournament drought.


St. John's Falls at No. 1/1 Villanova

Amar Alibegovic Scored Career-High 18 Points To Lead Red Storm


Postgame Notes: St. John's 48, Niagara 44

Red Storm allows fewest points since 82-39 victory against Drake on Nov. 26, 2010.


St. John's Rallies Back From 16-Point Deficit To Defeat Rutgers in Gavitt Tipoff Games

Felix Balamou Delivers Career Performance to Lead Red Storm to 3-0


St. John's Pulls Away Late To Defeat UMBC, 75-53

Federico Mussini scores 18 to lead all scorers for second time in as many games.


Red Storm Report: Episode 5 (2015)

Red Storm Report: Episode 5 (2015)


Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 84, Creighton 66

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 84, Creighton 66


Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: No. 22 Butler 85, St. John's 62

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: No. 22 Butler 85, St. John's 62


Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 75, Providence 66

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 75, Providence 66


Red Storm Report: Episode 4 (2015)

Red Storm Report: Episode 4 (2015)


St. John's vs. Georgetown (USATSI)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Georgetown - Wednesday, March 7, 2018


St. John's vs. Providence (USATSI)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Providence - Saturday, March 3, 2018


St. John's vs Butler (USATSI)

St. John's vs Butler


St. John's vs. Butler (USATS)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Butler - Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018


St. John's vs. Georgetown (USATS)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Georgetown - Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

As a Senior (2017-18)
Played in 27 games and made two starts... averaged 1.6 points and 1.2 boards in 11.6 minutes per contest... scored a season-high nine points on 4-of-6 shooting and grabbed five rebounds against Molloy (Nov. 20).... scored six points on a pair of occasions in road games against Butler (Jan. 27) and Providence (March 3).

As a Junior (2016-17)
Averaged 2.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per game in 26 appearances...tallied four points, three rebounds and two assists against Bethune-Cookman (Nov. 11)... recorded five points, two assists and a steal at Tulane (Dec. 2)... had three points in 13 minutes against CSUN (Dec. 5)... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Fordham (Dec. 8)... had two points and three rebounds against Creighton (1/4)... registered two points and six rebounds at Xavier (Jan. 7)... played his most significant minutes of the season, tallying seven points on 3-of-4 shooting against Seton Hall (Feb. 11)... had four points and two blocks against Georgetown (Feb. 25)... tallied nine points on 3-of-5 shooting, including a 2-for-3 effort from beyond the arc in the BIG EAST Tournament against Villanova (March 9).

As a Sophomore (2015-2016)
One of five Red Storm players to play all 32 games … averaged 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds over 15.9 minutes per contest … drained 26 3-pointers … scored double-figures six times with a career-high 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting at Villanova (Feb. 13) … poured in 15 points, shooting 5-of-6 from the field, to go with a career-high nine rebounds in a win over Syracuse (Dec. 13) at Madison Square Garden … started six of 18 BIG EAST appearances, averaging 17.1 minutes in conference play … finished with 15 steals, notching 10 against BIG EAST opponents … averaged 7.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in seven games at Madison Square Garden.

As a Freshman (2014-2015)

Appeared in 24 games, making two starts … averaged 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game … saw action in 15 BIG EAST contests, averaging 11.1 minutes in conference games … scored a season-high seven points, hitting 3-of-4 field goal attempts against Creighton (Feb.7)… grabbed a season-best five rebounds at DePaul (Jan. 18) and at Xavier (Feb. 14)… made back-to-back starts against Seton Hall (Feb. 21) and Xavier (Feb. 23).

Before St. John’s
Ranked as the No. 41 prospect in the 1995 age group in Europe ... named to the preliminary 23-man roster for the Bosnia and Herzegovina Senior National Team in advance of the EuroBasket 2015 Second Qualifying Round ... helped Bosnia and Herzegovina finish 8-0 and win the 2014 U20 European Championship Division B ... posted three double-figure games and averaged 5.1 points on 54.8 percent shooting to go with 2.8 rebounds as part of championship run for U20 squad ... averaged 6.0 points on 56.3 percent shooting and grabbed 3.3 boards in stint with Stella Azzurra junior squad in Italy.

Amar Alibegovic ... born in Corvallis, Ore. ... son of Teoman and Lejla Alibegovic ... has two siblings, Mirza and Denis ... father, Teoman, played with Gary Payton at Oregon State and helped guide Beavers to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 1988-89 and 1989-90 ... maternal grandfather Refik Muftic was a world-class goalkeeper from Bosnia-Herzegovina, played eight years with FK Sarajevo, and made both Champions League and Europa League appearances ...majoring in finance.

Amar Alibegovic Profile
Favorite meal: Lasagna
Favorite hobby: Reading
Favorite pro team: New York Knicks
Favorite movie: "Inception"
Favorite athlete: Carmelo Anthony


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