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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
21 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
3 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
4 days ago

Watch Madison Prep's Brandon Sampson choose between LSU, St. John's, Oklahoma State | Live Stream

Tigers, Red Storm, Cowboys at forefront of renewed recruitment for Chargers' shooting guard's commitment, signing
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
5 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.

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
9 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin, St. John’s ‘mutually agree’ to part ways: Report

Steve Lavin will no longer be the men's basketball coach at St. John's, the school announced Friday, after the two sides mutually parted ways. The news comes days after reports said Lavin was in talks over a contract extension and one week after the Red Storm were bounced from the NCAA tournament in the first round. Those extension talks didn't last long, as reports later...
Via The Other Paper
28 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John’s Has Parted Ways With Head Coach Steve Lavin

St. John’s has decided to part ways with its men’s basketball coach, Steve Lavin, the school announced this afternoon.  Lavin, 50, has been coaching the Red Storm since 2010, leading them to the NCAA Tournament in his first and final seasons. He compiled an 81-55 career record in five years.  St. John’s went 21-12 this past season, losing to San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament’s...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Obekpa’s Absence Proved too Immense to Overcome for St. John’s Red Storm

Chris Obekpa #12 of the St. John’s Red Storm jumps up to block a shot against the Villanova Wildcats during the game at Madison Square Garden on January 6, 2015 in New York City. (Mandatory Credit: Nate Shron/Getty Images) Steve Lavin’s St John’s Red Storm saw their season end Friday at the hands of San Diego State in a 76-64 defeat. The game was a frustrating defeat for the...
Via The Sports Journal
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John's suspends starting C Chris Obekpa for two weeks: Report

One of the best shot blockers in the country might have just swatted away St. John's chances at making the NCAA Tournament. St. John's coach Steve Lavin announced on Sunday afternoon junior center Chris Obekpa will be suspended for two weeks, citing a violation of team rules — just hours before the selection committee decides which at-large teams will be invited to the tournament...
Via The Other Paper
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Is St. John’s Havin’ More of Lavin? Dissecting The Weird Steve Lavin Press Conference

The Steve Lavin era at St. John’s has been one filled with tough times, glimmers of hope, and just about everything in between. Because of such things — even though the Johnnies are a lock to make the NCAA Tournament — the athletic department is waiting until after the season to talk about possibly extending the head coach. The idea that the athletic department is doing that...
Via The Student Section
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: St. John’s Stars D’Angelo Harrison And Phil Greene IV Combine For An Awesome Bounce Pass Alley-Oop

No, this was not from a live game, and the basket does look a bit short in the shot, but St. John’s basketball stars D’Angelo Harrison and Phil Greene IV combined for an awesome alley-oop for a Big East Tournament video shoot. Harrison throws a perfect bounce pass which Greene collects during a mid-air spin for a big two-handed dunk. The slow-motion camera work definitely adds...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Storm Rising: St. John's Crushes Creighton 84-66

Rysheed Jordan Had a Career High 25 Points/collegehoopsdigest.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestNew York, N.Y.--- This season, the St. John's Red Storm have been about as consistent as the stock market in the 1930's. After the worst loss of the Lavin era against Butler last Tuesday, the Red Storm put together their best game of the season Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sir’Dominic Pointer commits ridiculously egregious flop (Video)

During Tuesday’s game between St. John’s and Butler, Red Storm senior Sir’Dominic Pointer committed a ridiculously egregious flop you have to see to believe. After a made basket, Pointer was barely touched and theatrics ensued. There’s embellishing minimal contact and then there’s this, which passed embellishing when Pointer’s arms flailed and legs buckled. As far...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: St. John’s Forward Sir’Dominic Pointer Had One Of The Worst Flops You’ll Ever See vs. Butler

St. John’s trails Butler by 10 midway through the second half at Hinkle Fieldhouse, but you can’t accuse the Johnnies of not trying everything possible to get back in the game. After a Tyler Wideman layup for Butler, St. John’s Sir’Dominic Pointer attempts one of the most embarrassing flops in recent memory. Either that, or he forget how to walk for a moment. Either way,...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2015  |  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 away bounced...
Via Fox Sports West
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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