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Perez leads Red Storm to rout of Farmingdale

Freshman Ashley Perez scored 22 points and Shenneika Smith added 20 to help No. 14 St. John's rout Farmingdale 99-24 on Saturday in an exhibition game. The game marked the debut of new Red Storm coach Joe Tartamella, who took over the program when former coach Kim Barnes Arico left for Michigan last spring. St. John's raced out to a 50-12 halftime lead behind Perez and...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

St. John's 64, Coll. of Charleston 53

D'Angelo Harrison scored 21 points and JaKarr Sampson added eight points and 10 rebounds as St. John's defeated College of Charleston 64-53 in the Charleston Classic on Thursday. The Red Storm (2-0) opened up an 11-point lead midway through the first half and were not pushed by the Cougars (1-1), who are hosting the eight-team event. Harrison had a 3-pointer and seven quick...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

St. John's defeats Coll. Of Charleston 64-53

D'Angelo Harrison scored 21 points and JaKarr Sampson added eight points and 10 rebounds as St. John's defeated College of Charleston 64-53 in the Charleston Classic on Thursday. The Red Storm (2-0) opened up an 11-point lead midway through the first half and were not pushed by the Cougars (1-1), who are hosting the eight-team event. Harrison had a 3-pointer and seven quick...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Bourgault declared eligible for St. John's

Junior college transfer Marc-Antoine Bourgault has been declared eligible to play for St. John's and the 6-foot-6 shooter joined the Red Storm on Friday night in the Charleston Classic. Bourgault, a native of Saint-Malo on the northern coast of France, averaged 10.8 points for Monroe College in New Rochelle last season, hitting 42.1 percent from 3-point range for the Mustangs...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 St. John's 73, Hofstra 47

Nadirah McKenith scored 24 points while Shenneika Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 20 St. John's beat Hofstra 73-47 on Saturday. Smith also had five assists for the Red Storm (2-1). St. John's held a seven-point lead with 7 minutes left in the first half before McKenith took over to break the game open. She had 12 of the Red Storm's final 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 18 St. John's 71, Iona 55

Shenneika Smith is doing almost everything for St. John's, contributing on both ends of the floor. Smith scored 21 points while Nadirah McKenith added 17 to help the 18th-ranked Red Storm beat Iona 71-55 on Wednesday. ''She's been fantastic for us in the games she's played and I love her ability to be focused on what we're doing,'' St. John's...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

St. John's 79, Florida Gulf Coast 68

D'Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and St. John's pulled away for a 79-68 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday. Sir'Dominic Pointer contributed 15 points and JaKarr Sampson had 12 for the Red Storm (4-2), who bounced back from consecutive losses to Murray State and Baylor in the Charleston Classic. Pointer, a reserve, also had eight rebounds to help St. John&...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 18 St. John's 66, Hartford 54

Shenneika Smith recorded a double-double and No. 18 St. John's women pulled away from Hartford 66-54 Sunday in a nonconference matchup. Smith, who moved into ninth place all-time on St. John's (4-1) career points list Wednesday against Iona, scored 21 points and pulled 11 boards for the Red Storm. After a back-and-forth first half, Hartford (5-1) entered halftime trailing...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston U. 66, No. 17 St. John's 49

Chantell Alford scored 22 points and Rashidat Agboola had a double-double to lead Boston University to a 66-49 upset win over No. 17 St. John's on Saturday. Alford knocked down six 3-pointers, shooting 7 of 12 from the floor for the Terriers (5-3). Agboola finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds - six offensive - and Danielle Callahan added 14 points. Boston snapped the four...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

St. John's 57, NJIT 49

D'Angelo Harrison scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead St. John's to a 57-49 comeback victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday JaKarr Sampson had a double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Red Storm (5-2). Ryan Woods scored 16 points for NJIT (4-3). All three of the Highlanders' losses this season have come on...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 4 Duke 60, St. John's 42

Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and five blocks to help No. 4 Duke beat St. John's 60-42 on Sunday in the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Classic. Haley Peters added 11 points for the Blue Devils (8-0), who are off for the next week for exams. The two teams met last season in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals and the Blue Devils routed the Red Storm 74-47. Nadirah McKenith...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

St. John's women struggling to find victories

This hasn't been the season that rookie coach Joe Tartamella imagined when he took over the St. John's women's basketball team last April. The Red Storm were coming off one of the most successful runs in school history, making the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. They were ranked 14th in the preseason Top 25 and returned four starters - including guard Nadirah...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 2 Notre Dame 74, St. John's 50

Skylar Diggins scored 18 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 74-50 rout of St. John's on Sunday. The All-American penetrated at will. When she wasn't scoring on fast breaks, she was hitting pull-up jumpers or feeding forward Natalie Achonwa for easy layups. Achonwa had 16 points and 12 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season for Notre Dame (16-1, 5-0). She scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Syracuse 60, St. John's 57

Brittney Sykes' 50-footer at the buzzer lifted Syracuse to a 60-57 victory over St. John's on Wednesday. With 2.8 seconds left and the score tied at 57, Sykes stole the inbounds pass from the sideline and banked in the shot from just over half court for the victory. Sykes, a freshman, led the Orange (16-2, 4-1 Big East) with 16 points. Kayla Alexander added 14 points moving...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater lifts Syracuse past St. John's 60-57

Freshman Brittney Sykes stole the ball and hit a half-court shot at the buzzer to give Syracuse a 60-57 win over St. John's on Wednesday. With the scored tied and St. John's inbounding on its offensive end of the court, Sykes stole the inbounds pass from her former high school teammate, Nadirah McKenith, and banked in a shot from 50 feet just ahead of the buzzer. An offensive...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 13 Louisville 57, St. John's 54

Antonita Slaughter scored 22 points and No. 13 Louisville reeled off eight unanswered points to overtake St. John's 57-54 Sunday for its third straight win. Trailing 52-49, Slaughter made two free throws with 5:22 left. Neither team scored until Sara Hammond's two foul shots put the Cardinals (17-4, 5-2 Big East) on top with 3:05 to go. Hammond hit two more free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 3 UConn 71, St. John's 65

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Kelly Faris added 17 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat St. John's 71-65 on Saturday. Unlike in most of their other victories this season, the Huskies (20-1, 7-1 Big East) had to work for the entire game to earn this win. With the game tied at 57, Mosqueda-Lewis took over, scoring UConn's next seven points. She had a three-point play...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Survive Test From St. John's, 71-65

I'm pretty sure that UConn Huskies women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma is glad he has Kelly Faris on his team. Because if he didn't, there's a chance that his team might have suffered it's second loss of the season. Faris came up huge late with five straight points to help UConn seize control of the game as they held on to win 71-65 over the St. John...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Boeheim Press Conference After St. John's

Jim Boeheim had a win before the match with the addition of more depth to his bench. Then, the team handled the Red Storm. See what he said afterward inside.
Via syracuse.scout.com
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

St John’s Will Be Without Head Coach Steve Lavin Tomorrow Against Louisville

St. John’s will be without their head coach tomorrow night when they travel to the KFC Yum! Center to take on Louisville. Steve Lavin will not travel with the team due to the death of his father,  Albert “Cap” Lavin, who passed away on Sunday morning. Lavin missed the Syracuse game on Sunday when he flew home to San Francisco to be with his family. Red Storm assistant Rico...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball: Ga. Tech sinks St. John's, rolls to 6-1

ATLANTA From March through June, nationally ranked Georgia Tech will have ample opportunities to contend for an ACC championship (regular seasontournament) andor a trip to the College World Series. For non-conference games in February, though, the goals are a little smaller but nonetheless important. On a picturesque Sunday at Russ Chandler Stadium, the Yellow Jackets got a measure...
Via Fox Sports South
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball: Ga. Tech sinks St. John's, rolls to 6-1

ATLANTA From March through June, nationally ranked Georgia Tech will have ample opportunities to contend for an ACC championship (regular seasontournament) andor a trip to the College World Series. For non-conference games in February, though, the goals are a little smaller but nonetheless important. On a picturesque Sunday at Russ Chandler Stadium, the Yellow Jackets got a measure...
Via Fox Sports South
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's Sanchez granted extra year

Orlando Sanchez, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer who did not play this season at St. John's while the NCAA reviewed his eligibility, has been granted a final season and will play for the Red Storm in 2013-14. Sanchez, a native of the Dominican Republic who played two seasons at Monroe (N.Y.) Community College, attended classes at St. John's while waiting for the decision...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's suspends guard Harrison

D'Angelo Harrison, the third-leading scorer in the Big East Conference, has been suspended by St. John's for the rest of the season. Red Storm coach Steve Lavin made the announcement Friday without giving a reason for the suspension, which includes postseason games. Harrison, a sophomore guard from Missouri City, Texas, is averaging 17.8 points. He reached the 20-point...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's suspends D'Angelo Harrison for rest of season

D'Angelo Harrison, the captain and leading scorer for St. John's has been suspended for the rest of the  regular season and any postseason tournaments, the university announced Friday. Head coach Steve Lavin made the announcement without giving any reason for the suspension. The loss of Harrison pretty much bursts St. John's NCAA bubble chances and leaves a giant hole...
Via The Other Paper
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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