(Mustapha Heron – @StJohnsBball)
On Sunday, Mustapha Heron and LJ Figueroa led St. John’s to a comeback victory over No. 13/13 Villanova, and on Monday, Heron has been named the Big East Player of the Week and Figueroa earned a spot on the league’s weekly honor roll.
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(Aaron Long greeting fans – Provided by Red Bulls)
The Red Bulls have signed United States Men’s National Team defender Aaron Long to a multi-year MLS contract using Targeted Allocation Money, the club announced on Monday morning.
Long was an integral piece of the Red Bulls’ success last season, anchoring a Red Bulls backline that allowed just 33 goals in 34 regular season games en route to the 2018 Supporters’ Shield with league-record points (71) and wins (22), as well as appearances in the Eastern Conference Finals and Semifinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.
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(Seton Hall’s Myles Cale and Creighton’s Mitch Ballock)
Seton Hall staged a late comeback to stun Creighton, 81-75, on Sunday at CHI Health Center Omaha, their second victory over the Blue Jays in eight days.
The Pirates trailed Creighton by six points, 73-67, with 4:33 remaining in the game before closing it out on a 14-2 run.
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The Red Bulls have signed 2019 MLS SuperDraft Second-Round pick Sean Nealis to an MLS contract, they announced on Sunday.
Nealis, a Massapequa native, becomes the sixth different player from New York on the Red Bulls first-team roster in 2019.
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The Red Bulls have completed the transfer of U-19 Denmark National Team forward Mathias Jørgensen from Odense Boldklub using Targeted Allocation Money, and signed him to a multi-year MLS contract.
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Mets icon Edgardo Alfonzo, will return as manager for the 2019 season, his sixth year with the Cyclones organization and third as manager. “Fonzie” will be joined on the bench by hitting coach Delwyn Young, pitching coach Josué Matos and coach Endy Chávez.
Chávez is known for authoring one of the best moments in Mets history when he reached over the left field fence to rob Scott Rolen of a grand slam in the seventh game of the 2006 NLCS. This will be his first season as a coach.
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St. John’s point guard Shamorie Ponds averaged 24.0 points per game in a 1-1 week for his team, and on Monday, he was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the seventh time this season.
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The Red Bulls have announced several arena enhancements aimed at significantly improving fan experience at Red Bull Arena for the 2019 season.
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New York City Football Club announced that 2019 MLS SuperDraft first round selection Luis Barraza has signed his first professional contract with the Club.
The goalkeeper, who was taken 12th overall, becomes NYCFC’s sixth offseason acquisition, following the arrivals of Tony Rocha, Keaton Parks, Ebenezer Ofori, Justin Haak and Juan Pablo Torres.
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(Kamar Baldwin goes up for a layup – @ButlerMBB)
St. John’s was dominated throughout by the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon in Indiana, on the way to an 80-71 loss.
This leaves St. John’s at 3-4 in Big East Conference play, continuing their uneven play in January after a 12-0 start in non-conference play.
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