Federico Mussini scores 20 points to lead St. John's
Marcus Lovett scores 22 points to lead St. John's to 2-0 in conference play
Bashir Ahmed scores 20 points to lead St. Johns in a rout over Syracuse
18 points from Shamorie Ponds isn't enough, as LIU Brooklyn tops St. John's
USATSI Gallery - St. John's vs. Georgetown - Big East Tournament 2017
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St. John's vs. No. 24 Butler February 15, 2017
Started all 33 games and ranked third on the team with 13.4 points per outing... led the team and ranked 12th in the BIG EAST with 5.5 boards per contest... reached double figures in 27 of his final 31 appearances to close out the season... a three-time selection to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll during conference action (Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Feb. 27)... averaged 14.1 points per game against BIG EAST opposition... scored seven points and grabbed four boards in his Division I debut against Bethune-Cookman (Nov. 11)... recorded his first double-double with 15 points and 10 boards at Minnesota (Nov. 18)... scored a then career-high 19 points and grabbed seven boards against Delaware State (Nov. 29)... registered 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists at Tulane (Dec. 2)... recorded 13 points and eight rebounds against CSUN (Dec. 5)... had 14 points and six boards versus LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 11)... scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half in the team's 33-point victory at Syracuse (Dec. 21)... recorded 19 points and five boards in the team's thrilling upset of No. 13 Butler (Dec. 29)... tallied 14 points and hit four 3-pointers at DePaul (Jan. 1)... registered 14 points and seven boards against DePaul (Jan. 16)... poured in 19 points and grabbed seven boards at Seton Hall (Jan. 22)... chipped in 15 points in the team's road win at Providence (Jan. 25)... netted a career-high 23 points and grabbed six boards against Marquette (Feb. 1)... tallied 21 points and five rebounds at Marquette (Feb. 21)... registered 16 points and five boards in a win over Georgetown (Feb. 25)... had 18 points, seven rebounds and a career-high three blocks against Providence (March 4)... scored 14 points and grabbed five boards in the Red Storm's BIG EAST Tournament win over Georgetown (March 8)... tallied a team-high 12 points against Villanova (March 9).
2015-2016 (Hutchinson Community College)
NJCAA Division I First Team All-American … Jayhawk Conference Most Valuable Player … started all 37 contests, playing 31.9 minutes per game … averaged 20.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists … finished fourth in the nation with 742 points, the 10th-most for a single season in program history … helped lead team to a 32-5 overall record, advancing to the NJCAA Division I national championship game … averaged 20.0 points and 8.5 rebounds during the NJCAA Tournament run … set the program’s single-game record with 46 points versus Cowley College (Jan. 6) … produced 15 double-doubles … scored 20-points or more 17 times and had four 30-point performances … drained 54 3-pointers, marking the 11th-most for a single season in program history … hit 230 free-throws, the second-most ever for a Hutchinson player.
2014-2015 (Hutchinson Community College)
NJCAA Division I All-American Honorable Mention … Jayhawk Conference West Division Freshman of the Year … averaged 16.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in 34 appearances … finished eighth in the conference with 556 points … sank 43 3-pointers … named to All-Conference and All-Region Team after helping Hutchinson to a 29-7 overall record and NJCAA Tournament berth … scored double-figures 28 times … registered eight 20-point performances … posted a season-high 36 points versus Pratt Community College (Jan. 21).
Before St. John’s
Rated No. 2 junior college prospect in the 2016 class according to CBS 247 Sports … finished two-year career at Hutchinson Community College ranked sixth on the program’s all-time scoring list with 1,328 points and second with 390 free-throws made … attended John F. Kennedy High School in Bronx, N.Y. … PSAL scoring leader in 2012-13, averaging nearly 25 points per game … 2013 All-State Class AA Fourth Team honoree and All-City Second Team selection.
Muhammed Bashir Ahmed … born in New York, N.Y. … grandmother is Sakinatu Sulley … has eight brothers, Husni, Muyassir, Zain, Hassan, Husain, Maruf, Yasin and Faisal … majoring in sport management.
Bashir Ahmed Profile
Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake
Favorite professional team: New York Knicks
Favorite TV show: Martin
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington