Largest Crowd Ever Sees Lady Johnnies Fall in OT Thriller

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

First place in the BIG EAST was up for grabs on Friday, as St. John’s faced DePaul in closely contested overtime thriller.   It was St. John’s annual Field Trip Day at Carnesecca Arena,... Read more »

Obepka and defense lead Red Storm to win over Long Beach State

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

December 23, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

St. John’s knocked off Long Beach State, 66-49, on Monday night at Carnesecca Arena to improve to 10-1 on the season. Chris Obekpa was the star of the game for the Johnnies as he produced 16 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and blocked... Read more »

Johnnies are comeback kids in victory over St. Mary’s

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

December 22, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite trailing by as many as 16 points, St. John’s was able to fight off St. Mary’s to win 53 to 47 at Carnesecca Arena on Friday. D’Angelo Harrison led the team with 21 points and Sir’Dominic Pointer was an X-factor,... Read more »

Johnnies show no signs of slowing down as they beat Fairleigh Dickinson

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With a brand new ranking to their name, St. John’s returned to home to knock off Fairleigh Dickinson, 74-52, at Carnesecca Arena Wednesday night. D’Angelo Harrison was the spark for the Johnnies as he put up 26 points in a... Read more »

St. John’s storms past Cuse’ in Carrier Dome

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

For the first time since 1999, St. John’s beat Syracuse 69-57 at the Carrier Dome. Phil Greene was the savior for the Johnnies as he scored 13 points in the final four minutes including 11 straight points at one point. D’Angelo... Read more »

Tartamella Looks to Improve Upon Winning Ways in Third Season

Troy Mauriello and Nick Hughes

October 24, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

In each of his first two seasons at the helm, St. John’s women’s basketball coach Joe Tartamella has guided his team to two straight NCAA Tournament appearances.  Last year under his leadership, the Red Storm made the finals... Read more »

SJU Students Celebrate the Beginning of Men & Women’s Basketball Season

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Over 5,000 eager students packed Carnesecca Arena on Friday night to celebrate the start of the men and women’s basketball seasons during Tip-Off, where the teams were announced for the first time. Energy seemed to be oozing... Read more »

French Montana At Tip Off 2014

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The University scored big time as students anticipated seeing their beloved women’s and men’s basketball teams as well as famed rapper French Montana perform at the Tip-Off. Before 9 a.m., students made their way to the... Read more »

Sampson And Sanchez Sign NBA Contracts

Allan C. Gomez, Staff Writer

September 24, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After not hearing their names mentioned in the NBA draft, former St. John’s basketball players JaKarr Sampson and Orlando Sanchez have finally signed professional contracts. Former St. John’s standout JaKarr Sampson has... Read more »

Women’s Basketball Preview

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Finishing with a record of 20-13 last season, D’Angelo Harrison and company look to shed their “bubble team” persona as preparations begin for the highly anticipated 2014-15 campaign. The Red Storm will face familiar... Read more »

Men’s Basketball Preview

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With last year’s March Madness run, the St. John’s women’s basketball team has now qualified for the NCAA Tournament five years in a row. The Red Storm toted a 23-11 overall record last season and look to improve on an already... Read more »

D’Angelo Harrison Wins Haggerty Award

Troy Mauriello, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

After a stellar season in which he led the Red Storm in scoring with 17.5 points per game, junior guard D’Angelo Harrison recently received some recognition off the court. The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association awarded... Read more »