1980–81 St. John's Redmen basketball team

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1980–81 St. John's Redmen men's basketball
Lapchick Memorial Champions
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
1980–81 record17–11 (8–6 Big East)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
CaptainWayne McKoy
Frank Gilroy
Home arenaAlumni Hall
Madison Square Garden
Seasons
1980–81 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boston College 10 4   .714     23 7   .767
Georgetown 9 5   .643     20 12   .625
St. John's 8 6   .571     17 11   .607
Villanova 8 6   .571     20 11   .645
Connecticut 8 6   .571     20 9   .690
Syracuse 6 8   .429     22 12   .647
Seton Hall 4 10   .286     11 16   .407
Providence 3 11   .214     10 18   .357
1981 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 30, 1981[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980–81 St. John's Redmen basketball team represented St. John's University during the 1980–81 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Lou Carnesecca in his thirteenth year at the school. St. John's home games are played at Alumni Hall and Madison Square Garden and the team is a member of the Big East Conference.

Roster[edit]

1980–81 St. John's Red Storm men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F - Ray James Injured 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Jr Alexander Hamilton Brooklyn, NY
F/C - Jeff Allen Current redshirt 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Norwalk/Rutgers Norwalk, CT
G/F - Curtis Redding (S) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
RS Sr Canarsie/Kansas State Brooklyn, NY
G 4 George Garrison 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Bellport Bellport, NY
G 10 Bob Kelly Current redshirt 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Jr Delbarton/Holy Cross South Orange, NJ
F 11 David Russell 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Bellport Bellport, NY
G 12 Kevin Williams 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Charles E. Hughes New York, NY
G 14 Mark Calzonetti 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Paul VI Woodbury, NJ
G 21 Larry Washington 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) RS Jr Canarsie/Texas Tech Brooklyn, NY
G/F 22 Ron Plair 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Bryant East Elmhurst, NY
F/C 32 Trevor Jackson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Springfield Gardens Rosedale, NY
G/F 35 Billy Goodwin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Columbus/San Jacinto Bronx, NY
F 42 Mike Feigenbaum Current redshirt 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Lawrence/Ohio/Wagner Cedarhurst, NY
F 43 Frank Gilroy (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Holy Cross Whitestone, NY
G/F 44 Tim Cluess 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Jr St. Agnes West Hempstead, NY
C 55 Wayne McKoy (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Long Island Lutheran Bayside, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/28/80*
No. 17 James Madison
Lapchick Tournament Opening Round
W 67-58  1-0
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
11/29/80*
No. 17 Pennsylvania
Lapchick Tournament Championship
W 63-62  2-0
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
12/03/80*
No. 16 at Manhattan W 78-58  3-0
Draddy Gymnasium 
Bronx, NY
12/06/80*
No. 16 Princeton L 46-47  3-1
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
12/10/80*
at Columbia W 58-42  4-1
Levien Gymnasium 
New York, NY
12/13/80*
Rutgers W 71-70  5-1
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
12/23/80*
Fairleigh Dickinson W 82-67  6-1
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
12/26/80*
vs. Pennsylvania
ECAC Holiday Festival Semifinal
W 66-58  7-1
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
12/27/80*
vs. North Carolina State
ECAC Holiday Festival Championship
L 55-64  7-2
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
01/03/81
at Villanova W 90-78  8-2 (1-0)
Villanova Field House 
Villanova, PA
01/07/81
Georgetown W 68-60  9-2 (2-0)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
01/10/81
Providence W 83-63  10-2 (3-0)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
01/14/81
Villanova W 56-54 OT 11-2 (4-0)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
01/17/81
at Connecticut L 68-69  11-3 (4-1)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, CT
01/21/81
Seton Hall W 73-62  12-3 (5-1)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
01/24/81
at Syracuse L 71-79  12-4 (5-2)
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
01/28/81*
Niagara W 79-65  13-4
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
01/31/81*
at Fordham W 80-69  14-4
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
Bronx, NY
02/02/81
Boston College W 76-71  15-4 (6-2)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
02/07/81
at Georgetown L 68-75  15-5 (6-3)
McDonough Gymnasium 
Washington, D.C.
02/11/81
Connecticut W 72-65  16-5 (7-3)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
02/14/81*
vs. No. 2 Oregon State L 45-57  16-6
Nassau Coliseum 
Uniondale, NY
02/16/81
at Providence L 57-73  16-7 (7-4)
Providence Civic Center 
Providence, RI
02/21/81
at Boston College L 58-59  16-8 (7-5)
Roberts Center 
Chestnut Hill, MA
02/25/81
at Seton Hall L 63-70  16-9 (7-6)
Walsh Gymnasium 
South Orange, NJ
02/28/81
Syracuse W 82-73  17-9 (8-6)
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
Big East Tournament
03/05/81
at Syracuse
Big East Tournament Quarterfinal
L 66-71  17-10
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
NIT Tournament
03/12/81*
Alabama
NIT First Round
L 69-73 OT 17-11
Alumni Hall 
Queens, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
3 63 Wayne McKoy New York Knicks
8 169 Curtis Redding Denver Nuggets
8 183 Frank Gilroy Philadelphia 76ers

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