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Justin Simon transfers from Arizona to St. John’s

Arizona guard Justin Simon will transfer to St. John’s, according to a post on his Twitter and a confirmation from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. Arizona transfer Justin Simon has committed to St. John's, source told @CBSSports. The buzz is officially palpable in Jamaica. #SJUBB — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 21, 2016 Thx to all the schools that recruited me. My next...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

25 Potential Impact Junior College Prospects for 2016

Prospects are listed in alphabetical order. Players who did not play during the 2015-2016 season are not considered. Bashir Ahmed, 6′-7″, SG, Hutchinson CC (KS), St. John’s – Red Storm fans suffered through Chris Mullin’s first year as head coach, but help in the form of Ahmed, and others, is on the way.  Ahmed had …
Via Hoopniks
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn women win in 1st NCAA since '09, beating St. John's

WACO, Texas (AP) Janiah McKay scored 24 points and Auburn opened its first women's NCAA Tournament since 2009 with a 68-57 victory over St. John's in a first-round game Friday night. The ninth-seeded Tigers (20-12) jumped out to a 25-6 lead early in the second quarter, then held on after their lead had been trimmed to 3 in the third quarter. Danaejah Grant had 25 points to lead...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn-St. John's Preview

Auburn's frenetic, pressing style has been known to unsettle opponents. It's questionable how flustered St. John's senior Aliyyah Handford will be after winning the Big East tournament's most outstanding player award. Handford has enjoyed success in the previous two seasons against the Tigers entering Friday night's first-round NCAA Tournament matchup in Waco, Texas. Eighth-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette holds off St. John's for win in Big East tournament

NEW YORK -- Henry Ellenson had 27 points and 14 rebounds, Jajuan Johnson scored 23 points and Marquette held off a furious rally by feisty St. John's for a 101-93 victory Wednesday night in the Big East Tournament.Haanif Cheatham added 19 points for the seventh-seeded Golden Eagles (20-12). They advanced to play fifth-ranked and second-seeded Xavier in the quarterfinals Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette holds off St. John's 101-93 in Big East Tournament

NEW YORK (AP) Henry Ellenson had 27 points and 14 rebounds, Jajuan Johnson scored 23 points and Marquette held off a furious rally by feisty St. John's for a 101-93 victory Wednesday night in the Big East Tournament. Haanif Cheatham added 19 points for the seventh-seeded Golden Eagles (20-12). They advanced to play fifth-ranked and second-seeded Xavier in the quarterfinals Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's women beat Creighton for trip to NCAA tourney

CHICAGO (AP) Aaliyah Lewis had 14 points and eight rebounds and St. John's became the first No. 4 seed to win the Big East tournament in a 50-37 victory over seventh-seeded Creighton on Tuesday night, earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament. St. John's won its first Big East tournament championship since 1988. It was the first time since 2006 that the tournament didn't feature the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's women upset No. 18 DePaul 75-66 in Big East semis

CHICAGO (AP) Aliyyah Handford scored 18 of her 23 points in the second half, Danaejah Grant had 22 points with 10 rebounds and No. 4 seed St. John's beat No. 18 DePaul 75-66 in the semifinals of the Big East Conference tournament. St. John's (22-9) will play in the title game for the second time in the last three seasons. They face No. 7 seed Creighton, which upset third-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall & St. John’s Scuffle Reignites Post-Game Handshake Debate

Sunday’s game at Madison Square Garden between the Seton Hall Pirates (19-7) and the St. John’s Red Storm (8-20) ended in old school 90s Knicks fashion with both teams being pulled off the court after a clash broke out. The tussle appeared to center around senior Seton Hall guard Derrick Gordon, but no origin has been confirmed. TSFJ has exclusive video footage of the skirmish...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's and Seton Hall players scuffle during post-game handshake (VIDEO)

After trailing by as many as 19 points in the first half, St. John's made a strong second half comeback before losing 62-61 to their arch rival Seton Hall Pirates at Madison Square Garden Sunday. The Red Storm struggled down the stretch as the Pirates almost let their NCAA Tournament bubble hopes get popped by the Big East bottom-dwellers. Even though Seton Hall (19-7, 9...
Via The Other Paper
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Seton Hall blows 19-point lead, still beats St. John's 62-61

NEW YORK (AP) Isaiah Whitehead capped one of the worst games of his career by making two free throws with 5.6 seconds to play that gave Seton Hall a 62-61 victory over St. John's on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Whitehead, one of the Big East's top players, was 1 of 12 from the field, including missing all five 3-point attempts, but he made the two free throws - he finished...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fight breaks out after St. John's-Seton Hall game

After a close finish saw Seton Hall creep away with a 62-61 victory over St. Johns Sunday afternoon, a fight quickly erupted at half court between the two teams.  Coaches quickly intervened, working to separate the players and lead them to their respective locker rooms. Emily Van Buskirk was on the scene and posted this video to Twitter. Fight broke out on the court after the...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John’s snaps 16-game losing streak with 80-65 win over DePaul

It's been 31 years since Chris Mullin participated in Big East victory and finally, now as the St. John's coach, the former Johnnies star is back in the win column. Mullin won 44 Big East regular-season games as a player at St. John’s, but it took 14 Big East games to get his first conference win as a coach. The Red Storm snapped a school-record 16-game losing streak (including...
Via The Other Paper
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's ends 16-game losing streak with win over DePaul

NEW YORK (AP) Federico Mussini scored all of his 17 points in the second half and St. John's ended its 16-game losing streak with an 80-65 victory over DePaul on Wednesday night. The Red Storm (8-19, 1-13) won for the first time since a victory over Syracuse on Dec. 13. They won their first Big East conference game under first-year coach Chris Mullin and it came rather easily...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

German prospect Richard Freudenberg commits to St. John's

This tweet from Richard Freudenberg set up Thursday morning news.Evan Daniels of Scout.com reported that the 6-foot-8 small forward had committed to St. John's for next season. Freudenberg is part of an incoming recruiting class four-star guard Shamorie Ponds and junior college forward Bashir Ahmed.The 17-year-old German prospect will join an international-heavy lineup for the...
Via Fox Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Big East Sunday: Villanova Defeats St. John's 68-53

Josh Hart Had 16 Points vs. St. John's/usatoday.comby Anthony Rushing@AnthonySJDVillanova took it to St. John's in the second half to pull away with a 68-53 win, Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.Josh Hart had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Kris Jenkins also added a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the sixth nationally ranked Wildcats to victory. Villanova...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Big East Preview: St. John's at Seton Hall

Chris Mullin Faces Seton Hall as a Coach For the First Time on Wednesday/steven ryan by Anthony Rushing @AnthonySJD Seton Hall will look to get back on track against St. John's, Wednesday night at Prudential Center in Newark. This is more than just getting back on track, for the Pirates, it's about staying afloat within the murky waters of a competitive Big East conference...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette holds on for win over St. John's

NEW YORK -- Duane Wilson scored 17 points and Marquette held off a furious St. John's rally to win 78-73 on Sunday and hand the Red Storm their 10th straight loss.Henry Ellenson added 16 points and 18 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (13-7, 3-5 Big East).Behind Wilson and Ellenson, Marquette built a 46-26 advantage early in the second half by using a 24-4 run spanning halftime before...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilson with 17 points, Marquette holds off St. John's 78-73

NEW YORK (AP) Duane Wilson scored 17 points and Marquette held off a furious St. John's rally to win 78-73 on Sunday and hand the Red Storm their 10th straight loss. Henry Ellenson added 16 points and 18 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (13-7, 3-5 Big East). Behind Wilson and Ellenson, Marquette built a 46-26 advantage early in the second half by using a 24-4 run spanning halftime...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

St. John's freshman Kassoum Yakwe actually kisses the rim

St. John's is excited about Kassoum Yakwe's potential.The 6-foot-7 forward is averaging 2.4 blocks in 20.5 minutes per game this season. Yakwe, the former four-star recruit, is able to send back so many shots with a leaping ability like this:
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown's Marcus Derrickson listed day-to-day

Marcus Derrickson did not play in the Georgetown's 93-73 win over St. John's on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.Following the game, Georgetown head coach John Thompson III listed his freshman forward as day-to-day with a knee injury.The 6-foot-7 Derrickson has been one of the top freshmen in the Big East this season. He is averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds, shooting...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Big East Blowout: Georgetown Beats St. John's 93-73

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera Had 33 Points/usatodaysports.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest New York- For the first time in 30 years, Chris Mullin was on the Red Storm bench during a Georgetown-St. John's game.His look has changed a little, no more mop of brown hair or short shorts. In venerable Madison Square Garden on a cold Wednesday night the two old Big East rivals squared off for...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith-Rivera's 33 points lead Hoyas over St. John's 93-73

NEW YORK (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera matched his career high with 33 points and Georgetown ran away from St. John's for a 93-73 victory Wednesday night, the school-record eighth straight loss for the Red Storm. Reggie Cameron added a career-high 15 points for the Hoyas (11-6, 4-1 Big East), who won for the fifth time in six games and posted their season-high point total. Ron Mvouika...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Fischer, Ellenson lead Marquette past St. John's

MILWAUKEE -- Luke Fischer scored 18 points, Henry Ellenson added 15 points with 10 rebounds and Marquette pulled away late and beat St. John's 81-75 on Saturday.Haanif Cheatham had 15 points and Duane Wilson 14 for Marquette (12-4, 2-2 Big East). Traci Carter chipped in six points and eight assists, and matched a career-best with four steals.Durand Johnson scored 18 points with four...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette pulls away late to beat St. John's 81-75

MILWAUKEE (AP) Luke Fischer scored 18 points, Henry Ellenson added 15 points with 10 rebounds and Marquette pulled away late and beat St. John's 81-75 on Saturday. Haanif Cheatham had 15 points and Duane Wilson 14 for Marquette (12-4, 2-2 Big East). Traci Carter chipped in six points and eight assists, and matched a career-best with four steals. Durand Johnson scored 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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