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Grant leads St. John's to 74-70 win over South Florida

NEW YORK (AP) Danaejah Grant scored 27 points and Aliyyah Handford added 23 to help St. John's beat No. 18 South Florida 74-70 on Sunday. The Red Storm (4-1) built an early nine-point lead and withstood every Bulls run thanks to their two stellar guards. South Florida cut its deficit to 55-52 midway through the fourth quarter on Courtney Williams' basket in the lane. But once...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

St. John's get lone win in Maui, 100-93 over Chaminade

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Freshman Federico Mussini scored a season-high 24 points and junior forward Christian Jones had career highs of 17 points and 11 rebounds to help St. John's beat Chaminade 100-93 on Wednesday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The Red Storm (4-2) had struggled with their shooting all season but not against the Division II host school...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Vanderbilt cruises past St. John's 92-55 in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Jeff Roberson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for No. 19 Vanderbilt, which opened the game with a 27-4 run en route to a 92-55 victory over St. John's on Monday in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. The Commodores (4-0) will meet the winner of No. 13 Indiana-Wake Forest matchup in the semifinals on Tuesday. Vanderbilt scored the game's first nine points...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's F Kassoum Yakwe made the trip to Maui, still not cleared to play

Chris Mullin's top two freshmen traveled with the team to Maui, but both will be unavailable on Monday against Vanderbilt. Nathaniel S. Butler Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty ImagesSt. John's has its toughest challenged to date on Monday afternoon against Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals of the Maui Invitational. Kassoum Yakwe, a 6-foot-8 freshman forward, was allowed to travel...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's rallies back from 16 down to beat 'out-hearted' Rutgers

It's totally illogical how St. John's could shoot 32.3 percent from the field and make only 13 of 24 foul shots yet come from 16 points down in the second half to pull out a 61-59 win over Rutgers in front of a roaring crowd of 4,540 Thursday night at Carnesecca Arena. But frustrated Scarlet Knights coach Eddie Jordan had an answer."I told my team they 'out-hearted' us," Jordan...
Via The Other Paper
11 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's opens Chris Mullin era with 32-point loss to Division II school

Chris Mullin knew his first year at St. John's was going to be rough, but the new head coach might be calling his mentor and former coach Lou Carnesecca out of retirement after how bad it started Wednesday night in Queens. Mullin opened his Red Storm coaching career with with an embarrassing 90-58 exhibition loss to Division II St. Thomas Aquinas. That's right. A Big East...
Via The Other Paper
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin and Mitch Richmond to reunite on St. John’s coaching bench

St. John’s will be reuniting two of the three members of the infamous Run TMC trio from the 1990s Warriors teams on its coaching staff and, if Red Storm basketball is only two-thirds as exciting as that group, St. John's fans are in for a treat. Chris Mullin had already become the Red Storm’s new head coach, returning to his alma mater following time spent in the NBA as a...
Via The Other Paper
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin lands top NYC recruit Shamorie Ponds for St. John's: Report

In what can only be called laying a solid cornerstone for the future of St. John’s basketball, Chris Mullin landed one of New York City’s top players Tuesday when Shamorie Ponds, a 6-1 guard from Thomas Jefferson High in Brooklyn, verbally committed to the Red Storm program. “It felt like a perfect fit,” Ponds said at a press conference. “It is close to home....
Via The Other Paper
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

St. John’s announces non-conference slate for 2015-16

Chris Mullin was a legend during his playing days at St. John’s. On top of being a three-time Big East Player of the Year, Mullin won the John Wooden Award in 1985 and was a member of the Olympic Gold medal winning basketball team in 1984. He was a first round selection of the Golden State Warriors in 1985 and went on to have a sixteen-year career in the NBA. After having a four...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Obekpa taking his troubles from St. John's to UNLV: Report

Ex-St. John's defensive standout Chris Obekpa, the nation's fifth-leading shot blocker last season, revealed he will transfer to UNLV.The troublesome Obekpa announced the news on his Instagram page, and multiple sources confirmed the decision to The short shorts-wearing 6-foot-10 center will have to sit out next season and will only have one year of eligibility remaining...
Via The Other Paper
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rysheed Jordan to leave St. John’s

The Chris Mullin era is set to begin at St. John’s University, but it will have to be without one of the program’s top players. The school announced today that point guard Rysheed Jordan will leave the program and instead pursue “professional opportunities.” Jordan started 21 games for the Red Storm last year and averaged 14.1 points and 3.1 assists per game his sophomore...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Monasch Out As St. John’s AD

St. John’s University are expected to remove Chris Monasch as the school’s Athletic Director. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports broke the news, stating that an official announcement was expected soon. St. John's will remove Chris Monasch as Athletic Director, sources told @CBSSports. An official announcement is expected soon. #sjubb — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 28, 2015 ...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: St. John’s Star G Rysheed Jordan Expected To Be Ruled Academically Ineligible

St. John’s star guard Rysheed Jordan, the Red Storm’s leading returning scorer, is expected to be ruled ineligible for the fall semester of the 2015-16 season, according to a report by the New York Daily News. Jordan, a rising junior, averaged 14.3 points and 3.1 assists for St. John’s in 2014-15. He is the program’s best returning player.  The report states that it’s...
Via College Spun
May 24, 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...
March 30, 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

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
March 27, 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

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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