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ST. JOHN'S RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
17 hours ago  |  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
18 hours 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
20 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Wants St. John’s Coaching Job

Metta World Peace, the NBA player formerly known as Ron Artest, has shown a strong interest in coaching at his alma mater. St. John’s currently has an open position after parting ways with Steve Lavin. Metta World Peace said during an appearance on ESPN Radio Sunday night that he has contacted the school to let them know that his interest in the job is genuine. World Peace played...
Via COED
1 day ago  |  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
3 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
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's, coach Steve Lavin agree to part ways

St. John's University has "mutually agreed to part ways" with men's basketball coach Steve Lavin, the university announced on Friday. The school's athletic director, Chris Monasch, released a statement announcing the decision. "Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men's basketball program and represented St. John's in a positive way," Monasch said in a statement. "We appreciate...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) St. John's has split with basketball coach Steve Lavin after five seasons. The school announced Friday it has ''mutually agreed to part ways'' with Lavin. He had one year left on his contract. The Red Storm lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, beaten by San Diego State 76-64 to finish at 21-12. Lavin and the Red Storm reached the NCAAs in his first and last...
Via AP on Fox
3 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
3 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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

St. John's second-leading scorer Jordan takes leave of absence

  St. John's sophomore guard Rysheed Jordan is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the basketball team. Coach Steve Lavin says in a statement Friday that Jordan, the second-leading scorer for the 15th-ranked Red Storm, has to deal with ''personal and family circumstances'' in Philadelphia. Jordan will not be with the team for its game Saturday against Butler. Jordan ranks...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 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

Photo: St. John’s Is Giving Away Chris Mullin Bobbleheads Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night when the St. John’s Red Storm takes on Seton Hall, the fans at Carnesecca Arena are going to receive a nice little treat: Chris Mullen bobbleheads: Mullin Bobbleheads tomorrow! Year-two of a multi-year “#SJUBB Legends” bobblehead series sponsored by @CocaCola. pic.twitter.com/tWsmwGDnaE — StJohnsBasketball (@StJohnsBBall) January 22, 2014 Mullen of course...
Via College Spun
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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