St. John's basketball seeding possibilities for Big East Tournament

The Red Storm could find themselves in a few different seeds in the postseason
Feb 28, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; St. John's Red Storm forward Zuby Ejiofor (24) and St.
Feb 28, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; St. John's Red Storm forward Zuby Ejiofor (24) and St. / Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

There is still a lot to be decided on the final day of the regular season in the Big East.

The top seed, UConn, and the bottom two seeds, Georgetown and DePaul, have already been set but everything else in between is still up for grabs, especially for St. John's.

The Johnnies, who host Georgetown (9-21, 2-17) on Saturday afternoon, can finish 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th in the standings.

Currently, St. John's (18-12, 10-9 Big East) is the No. 5 seed based on its combined record against Villanova and Providence (3-1), winning the tiebreaker with those two teams.

The only way the Red Storm can slide to the No. 7 or No. 8 seed is if the Hoyas, who have only beaten winless DePaul in the league this year, were to upset St. John's at The Garden.

Rick Pitino's team will most likely remain as the No. 5 seed after Saturday's games are complete.

The only way St. John's drops to the No. 6 seed, even with a win over Georgetown, is if Creighton beats Villanova and Providence beats UConn. Assuming the Red Storm win, if either one of those outcomes do not happen, the Johnnies will get a bye into the quarterfinals.

Seton Hall is the favorite to meet St. John's in the quarterfinals as the No. 4 seed, but there is a scenario in which the Pirates grab the No. 3 seed based on the results of Saturday's games.

If Marquette, which plays on the road against Xavier, loses and Seton Hall, which hosts DePaul, wins, then the Golden Eagles become the No. 4 seed and the Pirates are the No. 3 seed.

Everything will begin to be sorted out on Saturday as the Big East will play four consecutive games on FOX, beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET. The only game that will not be broadcasted on FOX is Seton Hall vs. DePaul, which will be on FoxSports1 at 8:30 p.m. ET.