St. John's faces the Rams on Saturday as part of MSG doubleheader (FOX Sports 1, Bloomberg 1130-AM, FOX Sports GO).
Red Storm meets the Yellow Jackets of the ACC at 2 p.m. on Saturday (NBC Sports Network, Bloomberg 1130-AM).
St. John's opens weekend tournament Friday with Nittany Lions on BarclaysCenter.com.
Red Storm equals single-game rejections record with 15 in second-consecutive contest.
St. John's meets the Lancers in a pre-Thanksgiving tilt Tuesday at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports 1.
Tip Off Intro Video 2013
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St. John's falls in overtime, 89-82, to Penn State in the Barclays Center Classic on Nov. 29, 2013.
St. John's defeats Longwood, 65-47, at Carnesecca Arena on Nov. 26, 2013.
St. John's defeats Monmouth, 64-54, on Nov. 22, 2013 at Carnesecca Arena
Bucknell @ St. John's
On Sanchez: A highly-skilled and multidimensional forward ... a polished, mature athlete ... skilled in all facets of the game, at both ends of the floor ... mixes a power game with grace on the court.
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 ... 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