St. John’s Wonder Five Inducted in 1997
Inducted in 1997
St. John's ''Wonder Five'', Members of the famed "Wonder Five" were successful during the early years of St. John's basketball. St. John's successful fledgling program (1907-08 to 1939-40). The Wonder Five of Matty Begovich, Jack "Rip" Gerson, Mac Kinsbrunner, Max Posnack, and Allie Schuckman compiled a 44-2 record under coach James "Buck" Freeman between the 1929-30 and 1930-31 seasons.