AM Rumble: Duval’s recruitment, Villanova arena improvements

Plus: Christian Jones finding a comfort zone; Baylor struggling with compliance; St. John’s as a sleeper; an NCAA rules fail? Could St. John’s be a sleeper in the Big East? Our friend (and first guest if the Rumble podcast) Joseph Nardone thinks so. All the unknowns, variables, and negatives are very real, which puts the Red Storm in a position of dealing with tempered —...
Via Rumble in the Garden
October 05, 2016

St. John’s roster losing last remnants of Steve Lavin era

The St. John’s roster makeover won’t just include incoming recruits. The final holdovers of the Steve Lavin era are expected to be gone, too. Sophomore forward Amar Alibegovic will transfer, the school announced on Tuesday, and junior forward Christian Jones may follow, a source told The Post. The Red Storm are expected to fill those spots...
Via New York Post
March 29, 2016

St John's beats Niagara 48-44 in 100th meeting

NEW YORK (AP) Federico Mussini scored 11 points and Christian Jones added 10 points to help St. John's beat Niagara 48-44 on Wednesday night in the 100th all-time meeting. St. John's had a 38-26 lead early in the second half but went scoreless for seven-plus minutes. The Purple Eagles rallied to 43-37 with 3:39 remaining after Emile Blackman scored seven straight Niagara points...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's get lone win in Maui, 100-93 over Chaminade

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Freshman Federico Mussini scored a season-high 24 points and junior forward Christian Jones had career highs of 17 points and 11 rebounds to help St. John's beat Chaminade 100-93 on Wednesday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The Red Storm (4-2) had struggled with their shooting all season but not against the Division II host school...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's rallies from 16-down, beats Rutgers 61-59

NEW YORK (AP) Federico Mussini and Yankuba Sima scored 13 points each and St. John's recovered from a 16-point, second-half deficit to beat Rutgers 61-59 on Thursday night. The Red Storm trailed 45-29 with 14:04 left but rallied and improved to 3-0 under first-year head coach Chris Mullin. Ron Mvouika added 12 points and 10 rebounds. Mussini's free throws tied it 58-all with...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights from St. John's 64-46 exhibition win over Sonoma State 46

St. John's bounced back from an embarrassing loss in its first preseason game to defeat Sonoma State (California), 64-46, on Saturday night at Carnesecca Arena.Freshman forward Yankuba Sima led the Johnnies with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Christian Jones recorded 13 points and 11 boards for the second straight game."I thought we had two really good practices that were very intense...
Via FOX Sports
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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