ST. JOHN'S RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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 ...
NEW YORK CITY (AP) Sir'Dominic Pointer had 18 points, eight rebounds and six blocks to lead St. John's to a 66-53 win over LIU Brooklyn Wednesday.
D'Angelo Harrison finished with 14 points and seven rebounds and Rysheed Jordan contributed 15 points, on 6-of-9 shooting, and had four rebounds for St. John's (3-0).
Landon Atterberry had 12 points and 11 rebounds, including seven offensive...
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6 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) D'Angelo Harrison scored 31 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and St. John's came from behind to beat Division II Franklin Pierce 94-81 Monday night.
Rysheed Jordan scored 19 and had eight rebounds, Phil Greene IV scored 18, and the Red Storm (2-0) outrebounded the Ravens 49-26.
Harrison now has 1,648 career points and is the ninth highest-scoring player in the St. John...
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8 days ago
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...
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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...
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...
JaKarr Sampson is obviously chasing the money, because this decision makes no sense.
St. John’s sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson has declared for the NBA Draft.
St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson is going to the NBA.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 24, 2014
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...
NEW YORK (AP) St. John's freshman guard Rysheed Jordan will miss the Red Storm's NIT opening-round game against Robert Morris with tonsillitis.
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...
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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February 18, 2014
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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February 15, 2014
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...
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...
While all of the attention recently may be on college football bowls and the cool gifts and gear that players receive at the end of the year, there are some pretty flashy uniforms that college teams have been wearing too. Tonight, the St. John’s Red Storm will be debuting some new Under Armour unis, and they are sure to turn heads. First, the jerseys — they read “Beast” on...
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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...
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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...