Freshman guard Rysheed Jordan catches up before media day on Thursday.
Hines and Chiles elevated while 13-year NBA veteran Martin named assistant coach.
Red Storm looks to begin 2012-13 campaign with full roster of 13 scholarship student-athletes.
BIG EAST Rookie of the Year becomes head coach Steve Lavin's 14th NBA draft choice.
St. John's coach believed to be the first NCAA assistant to make the NBA head coaching leap.
Postgame Press Conference following win over No. 20/18 Notre Dame
Coach Dunlap, Moe Harkless, and D'Angelo Harrison address media prior to Sunday's game at Georgetown
Press conference and highlights from Wednesday's loss to Cincinnati
Postgame Press Conference Following, 69-49, Loss To Georgetown
BIG EAST and All-Met Rookie of the Year averaged 15.5 points, 8.6 boards, 1.4 blocks as a freshman in 2011-12.
2012 BIG EAST Tournament, St. John's vs. Pitt :: March 6, 2012 (AP Photos)
St. John's vs. Pittsburgh
Harkless, Harrison and Garrett lift St. John's to its third-straight win.
St. John's 61 - No. 20/18 Notre Dame 58 (Feb. 25, 2012)
On Harkless: A complete basketball player and an extremely skilled local talent ... rated as high as the nation's No. 38 prospect overall and the No. 10 small forward by recruiting services ... an athletic, rangy shooter with great length on the defensive end of the floor ... scores in bunches and in a variety of ways ... can contribute at shooting guard and both forward positions.
Steve Lavin On Harkless: "Moe is the best player in New York City. He is an excellent athlete, highly-skilled and versatile enough to contribute at multiple positions. Our staff is pleased with Moe's decision to come to St. John's because it is especially vital for us to secure the top talent in the New York-New Jersey metro area. In terms of attracting top New York City talent, Moe is going to be our `pied piper.' His choice in coming to St. John's will lead other elite local talent back to New York City's college basketball program."
At South Kent (Conn.): Averaged 27.2 points, 13.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 3.1 blocks and 1.6 steals per game as a senior ... earned Most Valuable Player honors at the 2011 Kobe Bryant Classic in Philadelphia, Pa., the 2011 Port Chester CYP in Port Chester, Pa., the 2010 National Prep Showcase in New Haven, Conn., and the 2010 Big Apple Basketball Challenge in Manhattan ... took home East team MVP honors at the All-American Classic Championship in Houston during the 2011 NCAA Final Four after scoring a team-best 15 points ... played against STJ teammate D'Angelo Harrison in that game ... coached at South Kent by Kelvin Jefferson.
At Forest Hills: Named the New York Daily News Queens High School Player of the Year in 2009-10 after averaging 16.5 points and 11.5 rebounds ... earned all-metro honors from both the Daily News and New York Post in 2008-09 and 2009-10 ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the Hoop Group Elite in Reading, Pa. in 2010 ... earned MVP honors at the 2010 Desert Duel in Phoenix, Ariz.
Personal: Maurice Jose Harkless ... born in New York City ... son of Rosa Harkless, and also raised by grandmother Barbara Harkless ... has one sister, Shakima Harkless (23), and a brother, Tyler Rodgers (6) ... chose St. John's because of the coaching staff, its location close to home in New York City and the history of the basketball program ... majoring in communications.
UP CLOSE WITH MOE HARKLESS