ST. JOHN'S RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
St. John's will be back to full strength Saturday when it plays its biggest game in three years.
Starting point guard Rysheed Jordan will return to the lineup at Marquette after missing Sunday's home win against DePaul while grieving the tragic death of his aunt.
"Jordan's had two consecutive good practices this week," St. John's coach Steve Lavin said...
St. John's Red Storm will be back to full strength Saturday, when it plays its biggest game in three years.
Red Storm: Barkley played with Ron Artest (now MWP) at St. John’s before a brief NBA stint with the Blazers.
Still trying to wrap my head around this one. Ex-NBA player ERICK BARKLEY went into Mortal Kombat mode with a rival parent after coaching his 9-year old son’s playoff tournament basketball game in Westchester, NY…
According to the NY Post:
“Before the game, Barkley...
Rysheed Jordan’s remarkable freshman season continues to be surrounded by tragedy.
The St. John’s point guard, whose rapid ascension has elevated the Red Storm into the NCAA Tournament conversation after nine wins in their past 11 games, missed Monday’s practice, having learned right after Saturday’s loss at Villanova that a close family member was shot and killed in North...
Marissa Janning, McKenzie Fujan and Sarah Nelson scored in double digits as CU topped the Red Storm.
Marissa Janning scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Creighton to a 65-62 upset win over No. 22 St. John's on Sunday.
Creighton (17-10, 11-4 Big East) jumped out to an early lead with a 10-0 spurt in the first half and never let it go, taking a 35-23 advantage into the break and then hanging on in the second half as a St. John rally fell short in the final...
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13 days ago
St. John’s will be one player short Saturday afternoon against Villanova, but the basketball team’s family has grown by one.
Senior forward Orlando Sanchez left the team Friday morning to join his wife, Flor Estefani Sanchez, in welcoming the arrival of their newborn daughter, Ysabel Angela, on Friday, the team announced. The six-pound, seven-ounce baby girl, born Friday morning...
St. John’s success over the last month has spread past the court, where the Johnnies have won nine of their past 10 games to play their way into the NCAA Tournament picture.
St. John’s recruiting profile has increased as well, in terms of the visibility of its coaches at high school events to the number of top recruits who have attended games as visitors.
Christ the King senior...
St. John’s is still on top in the poll after crushing Georgetown and edging Seton Hall last week. Iona maintained its hold on the second spot after wins over St. Peter’s and Monmouth last week and Stony Brook remains at No. 3 after a solid win over UMass-Lowell. Quinnipiac made a huge jump, vaulting four places to fourth after three straight wins. Manhattan fell one place to...
Samisha Powell scored 13 points and Georgetown came from behind to defeat No. 22 St. John's 60-57 Tuesday night.
Faith Woodard and Logan Battle each scored 12 points and Natalie Butler added 14 rebounds for the Hoyas (9-18, 3-12 Big East), who ended the Red Storm's 11-game winning streak and beat a ranked opponent for the first time since Nov. 11, 2012.
Amber Thompson scored...
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18 days ago
Rysheed Jordan scored a career-high 24 to lead St. John's to an 82-60 win over Georgetown on Sunday night.
D'Angelo Harrison had 24 for the Red Storm, and JaKarr Sampson added 12 to give St. John's their fifth straight win.
The Red Storm (17-9, 7-6) scored the first 15 points of the game, led by Jordan, who notched the first seven. From there, they were able to maintain...
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20 days ago
Aliyyah Handford scored 25 points and Amber Thompson pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds to lead No. 24 St. John's to a 69-56 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Danaejah Grant came off the bench to add 14 points and nine rebounds for the Red Storm (19-5, 12-1 Big East) with Eugeneia McPherson scoring 12.
Katherine Coyer had a career-high 18 points for the Wildcats (19-6, 9-5...
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21 days ago
Steve Lavin has turned the SJU basketball 2013-14 season right around.
Back on January 17th, Steve Lavin and St. John’s were in very dire straits. As I wrote on January 17th, they were having a very tough season. They had just fallen to Providence, 84-83, in double-overtime, which was their fifth-straight loss. The Johnnies were 0-5 in Big East play with an embarrassing loss...
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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...