New York, NY - St. John's freshman, Shamorie Ponds was named Big East Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season.
He leads Big East freshman in scoring and had strong performances versus Marquette and Georgetown recently.
Against Marquette he posted 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Then followed that up with 24 points vs. the Georgetown Hoyas and became only the third freshman in SJU Red Storm history to score 500 points in a season.
In December 2015, Ponds starred in the Big Apple Basketball Challenge for Thomas Jefferson High in a game versus Cardinal Hayes.