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No. 17 St. John's beats Long Beach State 66-49

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Obekpa scored 16 points, had eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John's to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night. With the win, St. John's improved to 10-1 on the season. The last time the Red Storm began a season 10-1 was the 1990-91. That team finished the season with a 23-9 record before losing to then-No. 2 Duke in the Midwest...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

St. John's gives coach Joe Tartamella extension

NEW YORK (AP) St. John's signed women's basketball coach Joe Tartamella to a contract extension through the 2019-20 season Monday. The 35-year-old coach has been with the program for more than a decade serving as the school's head coach for the past few seasons. He guided the Red Storm to NCAA tournament appearances in his first two years in charge and has the team off to its best...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Gophers are getting better, and so is their non-conference season.

Just a few weeks ago, the Golden Gophers lost to St. John's, after dominating the first three quarters of the game. The season looked over at that point. The Red Storm looked awful, and the Gophers looked worse. Flash forward to the present, and it is a whole new world. Ken Pomeroy's computers are spitting out an 11-7 Big Ten record, which would be a tie for third in the Big Ten...
Via From The Barn
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach St.-St. John's Preview

The only things that have surprised St. John's coach Steve Lavin during his squad's hot start are the rare times when his players don't play the brand of basketball he expects. The 20th-ranked Red Storm often respond to his message quickly. St. John's seeks a sixth straight victory Monday night as it hosts a Long Beach State team in the midst of another traditionally brutal nonconference...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harrison, No. 20 St John's overcome huge deficit vs. Saint Mary's

  D'Angelo Harrison scored 21 points and No. 20 St. John's overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to rally past Saint Mary's 53-47 on Friday night. The Red Storm (9-1) trailed 33-18 at the break. St. John's opened the second half with a 27-8 run to take the lead. Sir'Dominic Pointer added 11 points and 11 rebounds for St. John's. Brad Waldow had 26 points and 11 rebounds for the Gaels...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Rules: St. John's Rolls Over Rams 74-53

Rysheed Jordan Lead St.John's to Victory Today/timesunion.comby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestLike the lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Center and the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, St. John's making mincemeat out of city rival Fordham has become a New York City holiday tradition. Last season, St. John's shot the lights out of Madison Square Garden, hitting on 21 of 22 field...
Via College Hoops Digest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin scores HUGE streak-breaking win at Syracuse

The Fighting Coach Lavs will be a factor in the Big East race this season. St. John’s look like they might finally be headed back to the NCAA Tournament as well come March. Sure, the Cuse are not the Cuse that we know, but tonight was still huge for Steve Lavin and the Johnnies. 69-57 victory over Syracuse on Saturday before 24,884 fans at the Carrier Dome, the largest crowd for...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss

St John’s Chris Obekpa Has The Shortest Shorts (Photo)

Chris Obekpa is tryng to make these shorts a new thing now. During last night’s St Johns v Minnesota matchup, there was a blast from the past and they came in the form of shorts. Chis Obekpa’s shorts are incredibly short. Kudos to him for wearing them.   [nis] The post St John’s Chris Obekpa Has The Shortest Shorts (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
25 days ago  |  Discuss

St. John's' D'angelo Harrison gets a close-up view of Chris Obekpa's short-shorts (VIDEO)

St. John's center Chris Obekpa rocked some retro short-shorts against Minnesota during the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinal game at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. And the Red Storm's D'Angelo Harrison got a close up view of the John Stockton specials when he slipped through the 6'10" Obekpa's legs on this play: Harrison looks very glad that his teammate stands 6'10".St. John...
Via The Other Paper
26 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Johns Hoops Player Has Shortest Shorts Since ‘Nam

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re seeing the throwbacks of all throwbacks this evening at Madison Square Garden. St. John’s is facing Minnesota in their opening game of the NIT Season Tip-Off and one Red Storm player came to play. Check out the rolled up short shorts on junior big man Chris Obekpa:     Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Gophers vs. St. Johns

Before getting to the Red Storm we might as well get the unpleasantness out of the way:  Daquein McNeil has been arrested for domestic assault and is being held without bail.  I haven't seen any details beyond that and the Gophers have suspended him indefinitely pending an investigation.  In the current climate things certainly don't look good for McNeil, but hopefully the team...
Via Down with Goldy
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Programs add depth as early period closes

College basketball’s early signing period ended Wednesday, November 19, and many programs added additional depth into their programs as the signing period closed. St. John’s, Georgia and Houston all made notable additions to help their programs going forward. St. John’s missed out on a big prize when Isaiah Briscoe opted for Kentucky over the Red Storm ...
Via Hoopniks
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU Men Host St. John`s in Soccer Opener Friday

On the eve of WVU football`s toughest season opener in program history. The WVU men’s soccer team takes on a familiar foe from last season St. John`s, at 5:30pm at dick dlesk soccer stadium. The Red Storm finished the 2013 campaign with a trip to the second round of the NCAA tournament and an 11-7-2 regular season record. WVU became very familiar with St. John`s in 2013. Senior...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Non-Conference Schedule Continues to Come Together

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news Over the weekend, Syracuse officially announced two more opponents for the upcoming basketball season.  The Orange will continue their renewal of former conference-rivals when it hosts the St. John’s Red Storm in the Dome on Dec. 6.  The team also announced a non-conference matchup with Holy Cross that will take...
Via Orange Fizz
July 30, 2014  |  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

Steve Lavin and St. John’s talking contract extension

Steve Lavin and St. John’s are tipping off in a couple hours in a game that’s as big as any they’ve played this season. The Johnnies are at Marquette today in a contest that will keep the winner in NCAA Tournament at-large berth contention. The loser will likely have to win the Big East Tournament (or at least reach the final game) in order to go dancing. On the eve of this...
Via The Sports Bank
March 08, 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

Fizz Five: Syracuse Basketball Continues the St. John’s Series

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news via Syracuse media The Orange travels down to Madison Square Garden to play St. John’s Sunday afternoon, continuing a series from the old Big East. The Fizz takes a look at five keys to this series and why it might have continued.   1.  New York City and Madison Square Garden are big for recruiting As the Fizz...
Via Orange Fizz
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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