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JaKarr Sampson to play for Philadelphia 76ers in the Summer League

When the last pick in the 2014 NBA Draft was announced, teams were still making phone calls and adding to their rosters. The Philadelphia 76ers, who had multiple picks tonight are doing what many teams are doing tonight, which is putting together their summer league roster. One of the players, who will be on the Sixers’ summer league roster is JaKarr Sampson from St. John’s University...
Via Total Sports Live
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Host Pre-Draft Workout For Three Potential Prospects (Video)

The Boston Celtics struggled in 2013-14, but now they’re looking to the future. In preparation for this year’s NBA draft, the Celtics held a workout for three prospects on Saturday — Glenn Robinson III from the University of Michigan, JaKarr Sampson of St. John’s University and Niels Giffey from the University of Connecticut. Robinson, the son of former No. 1 overall pick...
Via NESN.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Small Forwards in the 2014 NBA Draft

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle has held down the top spot in the updated Power Forward Rankings for the 2014 NBA Draft. Louisville sophomore made a return appearance in the overall Top 10, and has moved up to No. 2 at his position. The biggest storylines are Swiss big man Clint Capela jumping more than 10 spots, Florida senior Patric Young rising from No. 18 to No. 10, and Arkansas...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft: Who’s In, Who’s Out

With the NCAA Tournament beginning to wind down, it’s time to take a look at the early entrants in the 2014 NBA Draft. Depending on their status or projected decision at the end of the season, prospects have been separated into five different categories: officially declared, on the way out, sitting on the fence, likely coming back, and officially returning to school. As players...
Via In The Neutral Zone
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s JaKarr Sampson Declares For NBA Draft

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  
Via Thacover2
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John’s JaKarr Sampson Declares For NBA Draft

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  
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier downs St. John's 65-53

Jalen Reynolds scored 17 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead Xavier over St. John's 65-53 on Tuesday night. Semaj Christon had 15, while Matt Stainbrook added 13, to give the Musketeers (19-9, 9-6) an important conference victory as they fight for an NCAA Tournament berth. It was a tight contest much of the way, but a 10-1 run over a 3:59 stretch midway through the second...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier downs St. John's 65-53

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jalen Reynolds scored 17 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead Xavier over St. John's 65-53 on Tuesday night. Semaj Christon had 15, while Matt Stainbrook added 13, to give the Musketeers (19-9, 9-6) an important conference victory as they fight for an NCAA Tournament berth. It was a tight contest much of the way, but a 10-1 run over a 3:59 stretch midway through...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9 Villanova beats St. John's 57-54

Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Ryan Arcidiacono had 12 and No. 9 Villanova beat St. John's 57-54 on Saturday. It was the second straight win for Villanova (24-3, 12-2 Big East) since its second loss of the season to No. 11 Creighton. D'Angelo Harrison had 15 points for St. John's (18-10, 8-7), Rysheed Jordan scored 13 and JaKarr Sampson had 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Red...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's hands Butler another loss, 77-52

JaKarr Sampson scored a career-high 23 points and St. John's pulled away from Butler in the second half for its sixth consecutive victory, 77-52, on Tuesday night. Sampson surpassed his previous career-best of 22 points with a short jumper with 4:40 remaining and then had the rest of the night off. Sampson also grabbed eight rebounds. Jamal Branch added 10 points for St. John's...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan scores 24, St. John's over Georgetown 82-60

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 the advantage...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's tops Providence 86-76

D'Angelo Harrison scored 22 points and JaKarr Sampson 21 as St. John's won for the fifth time in its last six tries at Providence on Tuesday, 86-76. The Red Storm (14-9, 4-6 Big East) placed four players in double figures. Rysheed Jordan netted 13 of his 18 points in the first half while Chris Obekpa contributed 10 points and five rebounds. Providence's Bryce Cotton led all scorers...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

St John's tops Butler 69-52

JaKarr Sampson scored 20 points and St. John's defeated Butler 69-52 Saturday for its second straight Big East Conference win. The Red Storm (12-8, 2-5) followed Thursday's home win over Seton Hall with its first true road win of the season. St. John's previous two wins away from home both came at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Butler's first four home games in its first year in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's hangs on to beat Seton Hall 77-76

JaKarr Sampson, Orlando Sanchez and D'Angelo Harrison all scored 16 points and St. John's hung on for a 77-76 victory over Seton Hall on Thursday night, its first Big East Conference win of the season. The Red Storm (11-8, 1-5) snapped their five-game losing streak Saturday against Dartmouth, but didn't secure their first conference victory until Sir'Dominic Pointer knocked the...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's snaps skid, defeats Dartmouth 69-55

Phil Greene IV scored 16 points, including a career-best four 3-pointers, to lead St. John's to a 69-55 win over Dartmouth on Saturday night. JaKarr Sampson added 13 for the Red Storm, who snapped a five-game losing streak with the win. The final regular season non-conference game for both squads was a close contest throughout the first half. St. John's took a 38-34 lead to the...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Lavin is having a rough conference season at St. John’s

Steve Lavin and St. John’s fell to Providence, 84-83, in double-overtime on Thursday night to drop its fifth-straight game and move to 0-5 in Big East play. Coach Lav’s fourth season in New York has been a struggle as the Red Storm have a 9-8 overall record. Last year Lavin recorded an 8-8 record in the Big East, and advanced to the second round of the NIT. His debut season in...
Via The Sports Bank
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Villanova’s Daniel Ochefu Dunked On Three St. John’s Defenders At The Same Time

This afternoon, the 8th-ranked Villanova Wildcats traveled to New York City to take on the St. John’s Red Storm at Madison Square Garden. St. John’s put up a noble fight, but the Wildcats were able to escape with the victory. They also bullied the Red Storm in the paint — on no play was that more evident than when Nova forward Daniel Ochefu backed down D’Angelo Harrison,...
Via College Spun
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's beats Columbia 65-59

D'Angelo Harrison scored 15 points and Orlando Sanchez had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead St. John's to a 65-59 victory over Columbia on Saturday in the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center. JaKarr Sampson added 11 points for the Red Storm (9-3), who have won three straight and five of six with the loss to No. 2 Syracuse. Grant Mullins had 17 points for Columbia...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting St. John's beats Youngstown St. 96-87

D'Angelo Harrison became St. John's all-time leader in made 3-pointers and finished with 29 points to lead the Red Storm to a 96-87 win over Youngstown State on Saturday. Phil Greene IV added 17 points, while JaKarr Sampson and Sir'Dominic Pointer each added 16 for the Red Storm (8-3), who have won four of their last five. St. John's made 8 of 12 3-pointers, and shot 50.8 percent...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrison leads St. John's over San Francisco 81-57

D'Angelo Harrison scored a game-high 18 points, on 5-of-8 shooting, to lead St. John's in an 81-57 rout of San Francisco Wednesday night. In addition to stellar backcourt play from Harrison, the Red Storm (7-3) punished San Francisco all night on the interior. St. John's out-rebounded the Dons 35-24, including 15-6 on the offensive glass. Those numbers translated to quality looks...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Syracuse vs St. John's Post Game Press Conference Video

 It was a good old-fashioned New York fistfight in Madison Square Garden escalated by social media wars on the subject of "Who is New York's College Team?", this afternoon as former Big East rivals #2 Syracuse tangled with the St. John's Red Storm in front of 16,000 college hoops fans Sunday afternoon. The first half was dominated by Syracuse and their freshman point guard Tyler...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's beats Fordham 104-58

Seventeen shots in a row. Not one guy shooting in a gym by himself. A Division I team playing another Division I team and one of them made seventeen shots in a row. ''It feels good,'' said St. John's JaKarr Sampson who made five of those 17 shots. ''Everything is going your way in the flow of the game. It feels good.'' The Red Storm used that incredible shooting streak to pull...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's vs. Fordham Preview

Tipoff: 1:30 (December 7, 2013) Venue: Madison Square Garden2013-14 Team Records: Fordham (4-2) St. John's (5-2)Series Record: St. John's leads Fordham all-time 63-21  (Last St. John's victory was in 2012, Last Fordham victory was in 2010) Projected Starters for Fordham:(G) Branden Frazier   18.8 ppg.  5.2 apg.(G) Jon Severe          23.2 ppg   2.2 apg.(G) Mandel Thomas...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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