Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

St. John’s is still winless in the Big East after dropping a 92-67 decision to Georgetown at the Verizon Center. The Johnnies never held a lead the entire game while Georgetown had three players score at least 20 points and hit a season-high 56 percent of its field goals. The win ended a three... Read more »

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With St. John’s coming off an impressive performance at Xavier and Yankuba Sima returning from a seven-game absence, the stars seemed like they were aligned for the Johnnies to earn their first conference victory. Instead, the Red Storm were throttled by Roosevelt Jones and the Butler Bulldogs, 8... Read more »

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The losing streak continues, but St. John’s showed signs of life in the harshest of environments. The Red Storm gave No. 6 Xavier a surprisingly tough challenge, but once again, they could not get over the hump and lost 90-83 last Wednesday. The Johnnies’ streak reached 13 with their latest fr... Read more »

Nova’s second half run dooms Johnnies

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Red Storm fell to Big East front runner, Villanova, on Sunday. The teams were welcomed to Madison Square Garden by nearly 13,000 fans. The crowd was excited and the stakes were high. The Wildcats had the chance to prevent St. John’s from earning their first conference win and the Johnnies had a chan... Read more »

St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With a chance to pull off an upset against their rival and earn their first win since mid-December, the St. John’s men’s basketball team took a trip across the Hudson River to face the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday night. The end result was not what the Johnnies hoped for as the Pirates dominate... Read more »

Kathryn Smith: Blazing a trail for women

Kathryn Smith: Blazing a trail for women

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On Jan. 20, Kathryn Smith became a trailblazer for women all over the sports world as she became the first full-time female coach in National Football League (NFL) history as she was named special teams quality control coach for the Buffalo Bills. A St. John’s alum, Smith started her journey in th... Read more »

Men’s basketball hits the recruiting trail

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In their first offseason at St. John’s, Chris Mullin and his coaching staff did a marvelous job of bringing in six talented recruits in order to build a competitive roster on the fly. And, while Malik Ellison, Yankuba Sima, Federico Mussini, Darien Williams, Marcus LoVett and Kassoum Yakwe are key to th... Read more »

Men’s basketball slumps during break

Men’s basketball slumps during break

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

As St. John’s students headed home to spend the holiday season with their families last month, the Red Storm men’s basketball team was having a less than jolly holiday season. Chris Mullin’s squad dropped all nine of their games over the winter break as they have struggled to find footing in ... Read more »

St. John’s losing streak reaches ten

St. John’s losing streak reaches ten

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The young St. John’s men’s basketball team is still searching for answers, as they once again couldn’t pull out a close one. After falling behind by 20, St. John’s effort almost got them that elusive win, but their losing streak still reached 10. Durand Johnson and Federico Mussini rallied t... Read more »

Losing streak reaches eight in loss to Georgetown

Losing streak reaches eight in loss to Georgetown

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 18, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite losing their first four Big East games, the St. John’s men’s basketball team showed grit and toughness, as they were competitive against Creighton, Providence, Xavier and Marquette. But on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the rails fell off early with the Georgetown Hoyas crushing t... Read more »

Johnnies Falls to 0-3 in Conference Play

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 11, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With the Big East schedule in full swing, the St. John’s men’s basketball team was looking to avoid an 0-3 start against the 10th ranked Xavier Musketeers at Carnesecca Arena on Wednesday night. Instead, the Johnnies were defeated, 74-66, in a game that was much closer than the score indicated an... Read more »

St. John’s losing streak reaches five against No. 12 Providence

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 7, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After losing four games in a row, including a 10-point loss at home against Creighton to tip-off the Big East slate, the St. John’s men’s basketball team took the trip to Providence on Saturday, where they were defeated by the 12th ranked Friars, 83-65, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. “That’s a really, re... Read more »