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Top uncommitted guard Rysheed Jordan picks St. John’s

On Thursday, the St. John’s Red Storm landed a huge verbal pledge from the top uncommitted guard in the country, 6′-4″ Rysheed Jordan of Roberts Vaux (PA). Jordan picked St. John’s over the Temple Owls and UCLA Bruins. The news was first reported by Reggie Rankin of ESPN, via Twitter. Jordan becomes the first commit to [...]
Via Hoopniks
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 Dayton 96, St. John's 90

Dayton needed two overtimes to finally stop St. John's. Andrea Hoover scored a career-high 24 points and seventh-seeded Dayton outlasted No. 10 St. John's 96-90 in a double overtime thriller Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA women's tournament. The Flyers (28-2) will face Kentucky in the second round Tuesday night. Brittany Wilson hit a 3-pointer and Kelley Austria...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dayton-St. John's Preview

Dayton is making its fourth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, but the Flyers plan on sticking around a bit longer in this one. Seventh-seeded Dayton begins what it hopes will be a deep tournament run Sunday in what's essentially a road game against No. 10 St. John's at Carnesecca Arena. The Flyers have been part of the last three NCAA tournaments, winning one game...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin schools player on court during St. John's-Villanova game

St. John's coach Steve Lavin has one of the youngest teams in the nation and it takes a lot to get through to his kids. On Wednesday night Lavin showed why he wears those red and white sneakers during the Red Storm games. Lavin's talented but formless team were hanging on to a 29-26 lead in their second-round Big East Tournament game against Villanova when the coach didn...
Via The Other Paper
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 13 Louisville 62, St. John's 55

Sara Hammond had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 13 Louisville beat St. John's 62-55 on Sunday in the Big East women's tournament quarterfinals. The Cardinals (24-7) will face either No. 2 Notre Dame or South Florida in the semifinals Monday night. After trailing by three at the half, Shoni Schimmel's 3-pointer gave Louisville a 32-30 lead with 16 minutes left...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates calm the Red Storm, sweep series

ECU baseball outhit St. John's in all three games, sweeping the Red Storm for a 6-4 overall record.
Via eastcarolina.scout.com
March 03, 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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 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

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

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

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
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