ST. JOHN'S RED STORM NEWS

Soccer Beats St.John’s in Season Opener

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 29, 2014) – The West Virginia University men’s soccer team opened its 2014 season with a 1-0 win against St. John’s on Friday evening in front of 1,316 fans at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.  “We talked about this year being different from last year and righting some of the wrongs,” coach Marlon LeBland said. “We had to grind, it was pretty at...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU Men Host St. John`s in Soccer Opener Friday

On the eve of WVU football`s toughest season opener in program history. The WVU men’s soccer team takes on a familiar foe from last season St. John`s, at 5:30pm at dick dlesk soccer stadium. The Red Storm finished the 2013 campaign with a trip to the second round of the NCAA tournament and an 11-7-2 regular season record. WVU became very familiar with St. John`s in 2013. Senior...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Non-Conference Schedule Continues to Come Together

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Over the weekend, Syracuse officially announced two more opponents for the upcoming basketball season.  The Orange will continue their renewal of former conference-rivals when it hosts the St. John’s Red Storm in the Dome on Dec. 6.  The team also announced a non-conference matchup with Holy Cross that will take...
Via Orange Fizz
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out This Awesome Cake That Honors Former St. John’s Basketball Coach Lou Carnesecca

Sports-themed cakes have become a pretty cool trend lately. Earlier today, we showed you a cake that depicted the Louisville Cardinals’ logo, and over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of other notable confections. While most of these cakes have been related to weddings, the latest awesome cake that came across our radar pays tribute to legendary St. John’s basketball...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

JaKarr Sampson to play for Philadelphia 76ers in the Summer League

When the last pick in the 2014 NBA Draft was announced, teams were still making phone calls and adding to their rosters. The Philadelphia 76ers, who had multiple picks tonight are doing what many teams are doing tonight, which is putting together their summer league roster. One of the players, who will be on the Sixers’ summer league roster is JaKarr Sampson from St. John’s University...
Via Total Sports Live
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse will host St. John's in December

This December brings the return of the Johnnies to the Carrier Dome. Which shouldn't happen again. I'm more excited for Syracuse's games with Duke over the next few years than I am for the return of Georgetown to the schedule. *wipes brow* Wwwhheeeewwww The truth really can set you free sometimes! How "what have you done for me lately" is that? Kind of bandwagonish...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s JaKarr Sampson Declares For NBA Draft

JaKarr Sampson is obviously chasing the money, because this decision makes no sense. St. John’s sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson has declared for the NBA Draft. St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson is going to the NBA. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 24, 2014  
Via Thacover2
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s JaKarr Sampson Declares For NBA Draft

JaKarr Sampson is obviously chasing the money, because this decision makes no sense. St. John’s sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson has declared for the NBA Draft. St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson is going to the NBA. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 24, 2014  
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Women's Tournament: St. John's tops USC on last-second 3-pointer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Briana Brown sank a 3-pointer with four-tenths of a second left to give No. 8 seed St. John's a 71-68 victory Saturday night over No. 9 seed Southern California in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The St. John's victory wasn't secure until Southern California guard Brianna Barrett's desperation shot at the buzzer from at least 35 feet...
Via Fox Sports West
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan to miss St. John's NIT game

NEW YORK (AP) St. John's freshman guard Rysheed Jordan will miss the Red Storm's NIT opening-round game against Robert Morris with tonsillitis.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Big East Tournament Bracket, Schedule, Analysis

The 2014 Big East men’s basketball tournament is set to begin this upcoming Wednesday, March 12th and conclude on Saturday, March 15th. It will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here’s the bracket, along with the times for each game. You can purchase tickets for the event here.   All nine of the games in the tournament will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1....
Via College Spun
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's survives, beats Marquette in 2OTs, 91-90

MILWAUKEE -- D'Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and hit a clutch 3 in double overtime, Marquette's Derrick Wilson missed a jumper with 1 second left and St. John's held on for a 91-90-win Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Rysheed Jordan went 1 of 2 at the line to give the Red Storm the lead before Marquette called timeout with 13.9 seconds left. Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin and St. John’s talking contract extension

Steve Lavin and St. John’s are tipping off in a couple hours in a game that’s as big as any they’ve played this season. The Johnnies are at Marquette today in a contest that will keep the winner in NCAA Tournament at-large berth contention. The loser will likely have to win the Big East Tournament (or at least reach the final game) in order to go dancing. On the eve of this...
Via The Sports Bank
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s guard Jordan to return vs. Marquette

St. John's Red Storm will be back to full strength Saturday, when it plays its biggest game in three years.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton edges No. 22 St. John's in 65-62 upset

Marissa Janning scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Creighton to a 65-62 upset win over No. 22 St. John's on Sunday. Creighton (17-10, 11-4 Big East) jumped out to an early lead with a 10-0 spurt in the first half and never let it go, taking a 35-23 advantage into the break and then hanging on in the second half as a St. John rally fell short in the final...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s very definition of NCAA Tournament Bubble team

When St. John’s fell at DePaul on January 14th, it was the turning point for both teams. With the victory, the Blue Demons became 2-3 in the Big East and looked to be flirting with mediocrity. They haven’t won since and instead reverted back to what they’ve always been under Oliver Purnell- the laughingstock of the league. St. John’s fell to 0-5 in league play with that defeat...
Via The Sports Bank
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's hands Butler another loss, 77-52

JaKarr Sampson scored a career-high 23 points and St. John's pulled away from Butler in the second half for its sixth consecutive victory, 77-52, on Tuesday night. Sampson surpassed his previous career-best of 22 points with a short jumper with 4:40 remaining and then had the rest of the night off. Sampson also grabbed eight rebounds. Jamal Branch added 10 points for St. John...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown women upset No. 22 St. John's 60-57

Samisha Powell scored 13 points and Georgetown came from behind to defeat No. 22 St. John's 60-57 Tuesday night. Faith Woodard and Logan Battle each scored 12 points and Natalie Butler added 14 rebounds for the Hoyas (9-18, 3-12 Big East), who ended the Red Storm's 11-game winning streak and beat a ranked opponent for the first time since Nov. 11, 2012. Amber Thompson scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan scores 24, St. John's over Georgetown 82-60

Rysheed Jordan scored a career-high 24 to lead St. John's to an 82-60 win over Georgetown on Sunday night. D'Angelo Harrison had 24 for the Red Storm, and JaKarr Sampson added 12 to give St. John's their fifth straight win. The Red Storm (17-9, 7-6) scored the first 15 points of the game, led by Jordan, who notched the first seven. From there, they were able to maintain...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Handford, No. 24 St. John's drop Villanova 69-56

Aliyyah Handford scored 25 points and Amber Thompson pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds to lead No. 24 St. John's to a 69-56 win over Villanova on Saturday. Danaejah Grant came off the bench to add 14 points and nine rebounds for the Red Storm (19-5, 12-1 Big East) with Eugeneia McPherson scoring 12. Katherine Coyer had a career-high 18 points for the Wildcats (19-6, 9-5...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's Defeats "Shorthanded" Seton Hall 68-67 In Front of Hundreds in Newark

Rysheed Jordan/nypost.com“Shorthanded” has been a word used time and again this season for the Seton Hall Pirates, and that word carried the weight of another blue and white setback in Newark on Thursday.  The Hall suffered its fifth home conference loss in six games in a 68-67 nail-biting fall to St. John’s Red Storm on Thursday night. Seniors Brian Oliver and Eugene Teague...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin has St. John’s back in NCAA at-large berth contention

Steve Lavin has turned the SJU basketball 2013-14 season right around. Back on January 17th, Steve Lavin and St. John’s were in very dire straits. As I wrote on January 17th, they were having a very tough season. They had just fallen to Providence, 84-83, in double-overtime, which was their fifth-straight loss. The Johnnies were 0-5 in Big East play with an embarrassing loss...
Via The Sports Bank
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's edges Seton Hall 68-67

Chris Obekpa sank a free throw with 2.1 seconds left to give St. John's a 68-67 victory over Seton Hall on Thursday night. D'Angelo Harrison's drive for a one-handed dunk with 1:32 left had tied the game at 67. Fuquan Edwin then missed a 3-pointer at the other end and St. John's (16-9, 6-6 Big East) called time out with 19.6 seconds left. That led to the pass inside...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's upsets No. 12 Creighton 70-65

D'Angelo Harrison scored 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:08 to play, and St. John's beat No. 12 Creighton 70-65 on Sunday night for its sixth win in seven games. Chris Obekpa tied his career high with 11 points for the Red Storm (15-9, 5-6 Big East), who avenged their only loss during that seven-game stretch. Doug McDermott matched his nation-leading...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's tops Providence 86-76

D'Angelo Harrison scored 22 points and JaKarr Sampson 21 as St. John's won for the fifth time in its last six tries at Providence on Tuesday, 86-76. The Red Storm (14-9, 4-6 Big East) placed four players in double figures. Rysheed Jordan netted 13 of his 18 points in the first half while Chris Obekpa contributed 10 points and five rebounds. Providence's Bryce Cotton...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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