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 »

Pointer Ready to Make Next Step

Brandon Mauk and Samuel Dieudonne, Staff Writers

November 5, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team is at a great advantage this season thanks to a more experienced roster with 10 returning lettermen and four returning starters. They have six players who are seniors, the most they’ve... 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 »

JaKarr Sampson declares for NBA Draft

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

March 25, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Sophomore JaKarr Sampson announced Tuesday that he will forego his final two years of college basketball eligibility and declare for the NBA Draft. Sampson said he is projected to be selected between the late first round to... Read more »

Bubble pressure on as Red Storm prepare for conference tourney

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Heading into the Big East tournament, the No. 5-seeded St. John’s men’s basketball team is keenly aware of its place on the NCAA bubble – and how quickly its chances can go from within grasp to either non-existent or reality. A... Read more »

Lavin extension talks ongoing

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The University and men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin have discussed an extension of his current six-year contract, according to a statement from the program. Lavin told the New York Post talks were ongoing in a recent interview.... Read more »

St. John’s falls to Xavier 65-53 at MSG

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Photos: Jalen Miller After a strong start to February the St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped its second game in a row Tuesday night... Read more »

Johnnies roughed up in city of brotherly love

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team lost out on the opportunity to bolster their NCAA Tournament résumé as they lost a heartbreaker to the No. 9 Villanova Wildcats 57-54 on Saturday afternoon. "It was a classic Big East... Read more »

Johnnies sweep Bulldogs at the Garden

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team looked like two totally different teams on Tuesday night as they had immense struggles in the first half but looked unstoppable in the... Read more »