ST. JOHN'S RUMORS & GOSSIP
Sports-themed cakes have become a pretty cool trend lately. Earlier today, we showed you a cake that depicted the Louisville Cardinals’ logo, and over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of other notable confections. While most of these cakes have been related to weddings, the latest awesome cake that came across our radar pays tribute to legendary St. John’s basketball...
He isn’t projected to be selected in many mock drafts and he’s ranked low in top 100 lists, but JaKarr Sampson enters Thursday’s NBA Draft with the same confidence the St. John’s product emitted when he made the surprising move to declare following his sophomore season.
“I feel like I’m going to get drafted, I feel like I’ve proven myself with all my workouts,” the...
St. John’s and Steve Lavin are on the board in 2014.
The Red Storm received a dose of much-needed good news when Christ the King senior center Adonis Delarosa picked the Johnnies over Pittsburgh, Miami, South Carolina and Alabama at a press conference at the Queens school Wednesday, giving Lavin his first recruit for this incoming class.
Delarosa, a Bronx native, revealed his...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014
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...
The New York Post is reporting that prized St. Johns freshman guard Rysheed Jordan has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.
The point guard from Philadelphia as suspended for violating team rules Friday night, missing the Red Storm’s 64-54 victory over Monmouth.
Head coach Steve Lavin declined to say when he will be return — or if Jordan will return at...
St. John's coach Steve Lavin has one of the youngest teams in the nation and it takes a lot to get through to his kids. On Wednesday night Lavin showed why he wears those red and white sneakers during the Red Storm games.
Lavin's talented but formless team were hanging on to a 29-26 lead in their second-round Big East Tournament game against Villanova when the coach didn...
D'Angelo Harrison, the captain and leading scorer for St. John's has been suspended for the rest of the regular season and any postseason tournaments, the university announced Friday.
Head coach Steve Lavin made the announcement without giving any reason for the suspension.
The loss of Harrison pretty much bursts St. John's NCAA bubble chances and leaves a giant hole...
D'Angelo Harrison, the third-leading scorer in the Big East Conference, has been suspended by St. John's for the rest of the season.
Red Storm coach Steve Lavin made the announcement Friday without giving a reason for the suspension, which includes postseason games.
Harrison, a sophomore guard from Missouri City, Texas, is averaging 17.8 points. He reached the 20-point...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2013
Brittney Sykes' 50-footer at the buzzer lifted Syracuse to a 60-57 victory over St. John's on Wednesday.
With 2.8 seconds left and the score tied at 57, Sykes stole the inbounds pass from the sideline and banked in the shot from just over half court for the victory.
Sykes, a freshman, led the Orange (16-2, 4-1 Big East) with 16 points. Kayla Alexander added 14 points moving...
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January 23, 2013
Shenneika Smith recorded a double-double and No. 18 St. John's women pulled away from Hartford 66-54 Sunday in a nonconference matchup.
Smith, who moved into ninth place all-time on St. John's (4-1) career points list Wednesday against Iona, scored 21 points and pulled 11 boards for the Red Storm.
After a back-and-forth first half, Hartford (5-1) entered halftime trailing...
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November 25, 2012
Nadirah McKenith scored 24 points while Shenneika Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 20 St. John's beat Hofstra 73-47 on Saturday.
Smith also had five assists for the Red Storm (2-1).
St. John's held a seven-point lead with 7 minutes left in the first half before McKenith took over to break the game open. She had 12 of the Red Storm's final 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012
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TUCSON, Ariz. -- After hosting an NCAA tournament regional for the first time since 1992, the Arizona baseball program will host its first-ever NCAA Super Regional this weekend at Hi Corbett Field.
UA (41-17) will host St. Johns (40-21) in a best-of-three Super Regional, with the series set to begin Friday at noon and continue at noon Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, if necessary. All...