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 »

Obekpa changes his mind, will play junior year for Red Storm

Michael Trivigno , Staff Writer

April 19, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Red Storm hoops fans blew a sigh of relief on Friday when men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin broke the news that his rim protecting shot blocker will be back for the 2014-2015 season.  Sophomore center Chris Obekpa was granted... Read more »

Red Storm add local product Adonis Delarosa

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team was finally able to add a player to their roster after so many subtractions in recent weeks. Local product Adonis Delarosa of Christ the King announced Wednesday afternoon in a press... Read more »

Obekpa

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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Steve’s Storm Tracker: Red Storm Will Struggle Unless Recruiting Needs Are Met

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Sports, Sports Scroll

After a tough ending to the St. John’s men’s basketball team’s season, an 89-78 loss to Robert Morris in the NIT, players now seem to be jumping ship. Last week, the Red Storm lost sophomore... Read more »