Rick Pitino keeps momentum going as St. John’s lands four-star Brady Dunlap

Rick Pitino and St. John’s have momentum now. A day after landing Oregon State transfer Glenn Taylor Jr., the team’s likely starting small forward next season, the Johnnies received a verbal commitment from four-star high school wing Brady Dunlap Tuesday morning. The sharpshooting, 6-foot-7 Studio City, Calif. native picked St. John’s over Villanova, North Carolina, … Read more

Mackenzie Mgbako generates buzz for upcoming visit to St. John’s

In his tenure as St. John’s head coach, Rick Pitino so far has mostly landed complementary players, ones who can be productive, but have not generated national buzz. The visitor this weekend is different. St. John’s will be hosting five-star wing Mackenzie Mgbako of Roselle (N.J.) Catholic on an official visit Friday and Saturday, a … Read more

Rick Pitino got new phone number after it was accidentally broadcast during Knicks game

Aaron Rodgers isn’t the only one getting a new number. For Rick Pitino, however, it’s not one on a jersey — it’s his phone number. The St. John’s coach was captured on ABC cameras at the Garden for Game 4 between the Knicks and Cavaliers on Sunday, allowing some enterprising lip readers to ferret out … Read more