ST. JOHN'S RED STORM NEWS

Chris Mullin completes 1st month as coach at St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Mullin was headed to lunch, walking along the main street that borders the St. John's campus. ''I'm walking over here and my wife called and said, `What are you doing?' I said, `I'm walking down Union Turnpike going to lunch.' It's kind of strange really,'' Mullin said laughing Wednesday of his 30-year flashback to when he was the basketball star of stars at...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Softball's 9-2 Win Gives St. John's First BIG EAST Loss of 2015

Creighton stunned first-place St. John's with a 9-2 defeat in game one of a doubleheader Saturday but the Red Storm ruined the Jays' hope of a sweep with an 11-0 no-hitter at the CU Sports Complex.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
9 days ago

Chris Mullin signs three transfers for St. John's

Upon losing seniors Sir'Dominic Pointer and D'Angelo Harrison, Chris Mullin knew he had his work cut out for him the moment he took the St. John's job.Mission accomplished.The newly dawned Red Storm has now signed three transfers including Darien Williams, who will be eligible immediately. Mullin has made it no secret that he strives to improve recruiting in New York City in the...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's coach Chris Mullin beefs up roster with three transfers

  Chris Mullin, the coach at St. John's for less than a month, signed three transfers Thursday, two of whom will be eligible right away. Darien Williams, 6-foot-8 forward, played one season at Iowa Western Community College then sat out last season at City College of San Francisco while recovering from shoulder surgery. Ron Mvouika, a 6-6 native of France, is a graduate transfer...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mullin signs 3 transfers for St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Mullin, the coach at St. John's for less than a month, signed three transfers Thursday, two of whom will be eligible right away. Darien Williams, 6-foot-8 forward, played one season at Iowa Western Community College then sat out last season at City College of San Francisco while recovering from shoulder surgery. Ron Mvouika, a 6-6 native of France, is a graduate...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mullin mastery: Obekpa, Jordan to return

Chris Mullin has had no time to settle in to his new head coaching job at St. John's. Do you know who that doesn't seem to be bothering?That's right, Chris Mullin.The Johnnies' legend has not only blitzed the recruiting trail, he has even managed to convince Rysheed Jordan and Chris Obekpa, two players with NBA that lie ahead, to stay at a program with a rookie coach.(h/t New York Post)
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's Pointer wins Haggerty Award

NEW YORK (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's won the Haggerty Award on Wednesday, presented to the All-Met Division I player of the year by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association. Glenn Braica of St. Francis Brooklyn and Jim Engles of NJIT were named co-coaches of the year while Eric Paschall of Fordham and Angel Delgado of Seton Hall shared rookie of the year honors...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Missouri State Forward Ron Mvouika to St. John’s

St. John’s new head coach Chris Mullin received some positive news Tuesday after losing out on high school standout Brandon Sampson to the LSU Tigers on Monday. Former Missouri State forward and France native Ron Mvouika has decided to play for St. John’s. Mvouika had a disappointing campaign last season after suffering a back injury which kept him out for most of the season...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

7-footer transferring from St. John’s

7-foot freshman Adonis De La Rosa is transferring from St. John’s, ZagsBlog reported Tuesday. De La Rosa was an academic non-qualifier, which kept him from playing last season. De La Rosa was a three-star recruit coming out of high school, where he averaged a double-double to help Christ The King (NY) to a New York Class AA Federation title. St. John’s also received good...
Via The Catch and Shoot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU the choice for Madison Prep's Brandon Sampson second time around

Chargers' standout picks hometown Tigers over St. John's after previous commitment to Red Storm, former coach Steve Lavin
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
14 days ago

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Tigers, Red Storm, Cowboys at forefront of renewed recruitment for Chargers' shooting guard's commitment, signing
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
15 days ago

Baseball Battles Red Storm in Weekend Series

In a battle of the teams sitting atop the BIG EAST standings, Creighton Baseball battles St. John's over the weekend.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
18 days ago

SJU’s Rysheed Jordan will stay in school

The start to Chris Mullin’s head coaching tenure at St. John’s could not have gone better, after late last night Rysheed Jordan announced that he will return to the Red Storm for his junior season.  Earlier this month, center Chris Obekpa confirmed that he would also remain with the program and Jordan makes two key parts of the NCAA Tournament qualifying St. John’s squad...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rohrssen, Abdelmassih join St. John's staff

NEW YORK (AP) Barry Rohrssen and Matt Abdelmassih, considered two of the better recruiters in college basketball, have been named to fill the first two positions on Chris Mullin's coaching staff at St. John's. Rohrssen, an assistant at Pittsburgh and Kentucky and a former head coach at Manhattan, was named associate head coach on Monday. Abdelmassih was an assistant at Iowa State...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John’s Chris Obekpa to Return Next Season

Per Zach Braziller of the New York Post, St. John’s Red Storm center Chris Obekpa will return to the team for his senior season. Obekpa, who stands 6-foot-10 and weighs 240 pounds, was averaging 5.8 points and seven rebounds per game while also leading the Big East in blocked shots before being suspended following a positive test for marijuana. As a result, he missed the Red...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin returns home to coach St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Mullin is coming home to St. John's. The Red Storm announced Tuesday that their career scoring leader and the player who led them to the 1985 Final Four is returning as coach. He succeeds Steve Lavin, who agreed to leave last week. Lavin took the Red Storm to the NCAA Tournament twice in five seasons. Mullin has not coached at any level, but says in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Welcomed Chris Mullin Back To St. John’s With A Cool Throwback Picture

St. John’s made the hire of alum Chris Mullin as head basketball coach official minutes ago. The former Red Storm and NBA star is taking over the reins for Steve Lavin and has already hired Iowa State assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih to be a part of his staff. When Mullin suited up for St. John’s during the 1980s, the program’s top rivals were Syracuse and Georgetown. The three...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mullin Looks to Return St. John's to Glory

Chris Mullin is the New Coach at St. John'sby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest On March 30th, 1903 a bridge was dedicated in New York City. The Queensboro Bridge allowed it's first passengers on that date. On March 30th, 2015 a bridge to Queens opened again, a bridge from the past to the future as St. John's agreed to terms with their all-time leading scorer Chris Mullin to become the...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: Chris Mullin accepts job coaching alma mater St. John's

  Chris Mullin, St. John's all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades after his career ended, has agreed to coach the Red Storm, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday. FOX Sports 1 College Basketball Insider Reid Forgrave confirmed the move, citing a source. Mullin, who led St. John's to the Final Four...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Mullin, St. John's all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades after his career ended, has agreed to coach the Red Storm, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no formal announcement. Mullin, who led St. John's to the Final...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin to become new St. John’s head coach

St. John’s is bringing back one of its own as its next head coach. Both the New York Daily News and ESPN report that Chris Mullin has accepted the head coaching position of the Red Storm. Mullin was a star for St. John’s in the ’80s and won three Big East Player of the Year...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace: Chris Mullin Coaching St. John’s Would Be ‘Awesome’

Metta World Peace is unlikely to be the next men’s basketball coach at St. John’s, which is a shame. But the Red Storm got the next-best thing to having The Panda’s Friend on their bench: his endorsement of their preferred candidate. The former NBA All-Star voiced his support for fellow St. John’s alum Chris Mullin over the weekend, after Mullin...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big East Goes Back to the Future

A pair of Big East programs that were national powers in the 1980s announced their new coaches on Sunday, though both left people scratching their heads for different reasons. St. John’s is turning to the most prominent name in program history, while DePaul will turn to… a name in program history. Chris Mullin, a long-time flattop aficionado and member of the last St. John...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin and St. John’s Part Ways

By Michael Weber. By all accounts the St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team had a solid season.  They were 21-12 overall and made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament where they lost to San Diego State.  However, just one week later a major change has been announced – head coach Steve Lavin won’t be back next season. Following his teams exit from the tournament...
Via Beyond The Spread
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin Released A Very Classy Statement Regarding His Time At St. Johns

Earlier today, St. John’s elected to part ways with head coach Steve Lavin after five seasons. Lavin led the Red Storm to an 81-55 record during his tenure, including a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in 2011 and 2015.  A short time ago, Lavin released a statement reflecting on his time in Queens via a series of tweets, and it was quite classy. Here’s a look: In life change...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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