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Dribble for the Cure raises record breaking numbers

Dribble for the Cure raises record breaking numbers

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

For the second straight year, St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball programs raised $100,000 for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation by hosting the sixth annual Dribble for the Cure fundraiser on Saturday morning. This year, the Johnnies raised a record breaking $105,000, increasing the t... Read more »

Additions have Mullin’s Red Storm rising rapidly

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

We are less than two months away from the start of year two of the Chris Mullin era at St. John’s. The rebuilding process began in 2015-16 with an 8-24 overall record and a last place finish in the Big East Conference. The Red Storm were competitive throughout the season, but didn’t have the ex... Read more »

Clark and Simon set to make major impact in Queens

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Just a couple of weeks after Christian Jones and Amar Alibegovic announced they would leave the school, effectively wiping away the final pieces from the Steve Lavin era, the St. John’s basketball team gained a couple of highly-prized transfers in Marvin Clark Jr. and Justin Simon. Clark is coming... Read more »

Recruit Ponds shines at MSG

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

If future St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds’ performance at Madison Square Garden on Saturday was any indication of how he’ll play in big games during his collegiate career, the Red Storm could have a bright future in store. The four-star recruit, who currently attends Thomas Jefferson High School ... Read more »

Johnson dominates intrasquad scrimmage

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
November 4, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Behind an impressive performance from graduate transfer and former Pittsburgh Panther Durand Johnson, the White team defeated the Red team, 84-72, in the Johnnies’ first Red and White Scrimmage at Carnesecca Arena under new head coach Chris Mullin. Johnson (White) scored 32 points, shot 11-of-17 from the field, ... Read more »

Tip-off: A New Beginning

Tip-off: A New Beginning

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
October 21, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Red Storm kicked off the start of basketball season at Tip-Off on Friday. The annual celebration brought together thousands of students to cheer on the men’s basketball team in support for the  start of the season.  It was a night filled with contests and giveaways to promote school spirit. The first 1,00... Read more »

Mullin Reaffirms Plan At Big East Media Day

Mullin Reaffirms Plan At Big East Media Day

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
October 21, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Just like the good old days, Chris Mullin was the biggest draw at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. He wasn’t there to talk about the good old days, though. He was all about business in his first season at his second go-around at St. John’s. The St. John’s legend made his first appearance at Bi... Read more »

Dribble for the Cure raises record-breaking $100k

Dribble for the Cure raises record-breaking $100k

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
September 30, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams joined forces Saturday morning, Sept. 28 with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) for the fifth­ annual St. John’s Dribble for the Cure. The event welcomed several hundred members of the SJU community and both programs helped raised... Read more »

The New Guys: A changing of the guard for men’s basketball

Brandon Mauk and Carmine Carcieri, Digital Sports Manager and Staff Writer
September 8, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports Scroll

Chris Mullin had a very busy summer. The roster for St John’s basketball underwent as much turnover as its coaching staff did. Only three lettermen from last season have returned for the 2015-16 season. Nevertheless, the Red Storm added four transfer students and five freshman signees to the team.... Read more »

Where are they now?

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Basketball

St. John’s has produced some tremendous student-athletes that have vaulted their way into the public, turning their favorite sport into a career. Kieran McArdle, Moe Harkless, Nadirah McKenith and Tim Parker are the latest to make headlines for the Red Storm. Former St. John’s lacrosse attacker... Read more »

Mullin recruiting up a storm

Mullin recruiting up a storm

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports

Two weeks ago, when Chris Mullin was introduced as the 20th men’s basketball head coach, he made a promise to the fans and the media in attendance: the recruiting process would start immediately after the press conference for himself and newly hired assistant Matt Abdelmassih. He wasn’t lying,... Read more »

St. John’s blown out by Providence in quarterfinals of Big East tournament.

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
March 16, 2015
Filed under Basketball, March Madness, Men's Basketball

St. John’s blown out by Providence in quarter-finals of Big East tournament. For the fourth consecutive year, the St. John’s Basketball team is one-and-done in the Big East Tournament. The senior class finished their conference tournament careers winless. Due to the lack of energy and a season-low... Read more »

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