St. John's concludes 2013-14 season at 20-13 following second-straight NIT appearance.
Red Storm's first-ever meeting with the Colonials comes in Queens (ESPNU, Bloomberg Radio 1130-AM, Watch ESPN).
Red Storm at 20-12 after 10-8 third place-tying BIG EAST finish headed into Selection Sunday.
Red Storm looks to advance to the semifinal round for the first time since 2000 (FOX Sports 1, Sirius Channel 93 and XM Channel 191, FOX Sports GO).
Harrison, Jordan, Sampson score 20 points apiece as Red Storm moves to 20-11, 10-8 BIG EAST.
Dribble For The Cure 2014
Get to know the smooth 6'9 forward from the D.R. -- Orlando Sanchez a.k.a. Primo -- in this SJU-TV feature that aired during Episode 9 of the Red Storm Report on SNY. Orlando tells his story about how he learned to play basketball while living with his father in Spain, came back to the D.R. and played for the Dominican National Team, and then made the transition of going to college and playing ball in the United States.
Red Storm Report Episode 6
Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 74, Marquette 59
Tip Off Intro Video 2013
St. John's suffers a 89-78 loss to Robert Morris in the first round of the NIT Tournament.
BIG EAST Tournament Championship Quarterfinal: Providence 79, St. John's 74
St. John's defeats DePaul, 72-64, on Senior Day at Madison Square Garden on March 2, 2014.
St. John's vs. DePaul (USATSI)
Xavier 65, St. John's 53- February 25, 2014
Steve Lavin On Sanchez: "Orlando is a versatile athlete who has a diverse skill set for a player his size. He can playmake, shot make, defend multiple positions, block shots and rebound. Orlando is a selfless team player, with a competitive nature that will benefit our team."
At Monroe College: A 2010-11 honorable mention JUCO All-American ... averaged 8.5 points per game, an 11.5 rebounding average that ranked seventh in the nation and 4.3 blocks which rated third among all junior college players as a first-year player for Monroe in 2010-11 ... freshman efforts led the Mustangs to a 31-5 record, the NJCAA Region 15 title, the District III championship and a best-ever third-place finish in the 2011 NJCAA National Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas ... averaged 10.5 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 3.0 bpg during Monroe's tournament to earn all-tournament honors ... following the season, he played on the Dominican Republic national team that was coached by Kentucky's John Calipari ... led Monroe to a fifth-place national finish as a sophomore ... earned All-NJCAA all-tournament honors in 2011-12 ... averaged 10.2 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.2 apg and 1.9 bpg on the season ... garnered second team NJCAA Region 15 all-star accolades ... coached at Monroe by Jeff Brustad.
Personal: Orlando Emilio Sanchez Caminero ... born in Nagua, Dominican Republic ... husband to Flor Esthefani Sanchez (2013), father to Ysabel Angel Sanchez (Feb. 21, 2014) ... son of Enhmin Patricia Caminero Martinez and Orlando E. Sanchez Vargas ... has three sisters, Jonaira (20), Yamile (19) and Natasha (18), and one brother, and Yauger (16) ... Dominican national team experience once pitted him against NBA players with Kentucky ties such as Rajon Rondo, John Wall and Tayshaun Prince ... majoring in sports management and also interested in business.
Up Close With Orlando Sanchez
- Men's Basketball: Highlights: St. John's 79, Nebraska 56
- Men's Basketball: Postgame Press Conference: St. John's 79, Nebraska 56
- Men's Basketball: Highlights: St. John's 80, CCSU 55
- Men's Basketball: Press Conference: St. John's 80, CCSU 55
- Men's Basketball: Highlights: St. John's 77, New Orleans 61