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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 »

St. John’s loses conference opener to Creighton

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 2, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team was looking for a fresh start in their first Big East game against the Creighton Blue Jays at Carnesecca Arena on New Year’s Eve, but instead the Johnnies lost their fourth straight game, 80-70, in front of a near sell out crowd. “(We did) some good things,” Chris Mulli... Read more »

St. John’s falls to unbeaten South Carolina in Connecticut

St. John’s falls to unbeaten South Carolina in Connecticut

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
December 30, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After a disastrous weekend that consisted of losses to Incarnate Word and NJIT, the St. John’s men’s basketball team (7-6) showed more fire, passion and energy on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun in a loss, 75-61, to No. 25 South Carolina. “(The effort level) is something we have been talking about,... Read more »

St. John’s suffers setback vs. Incarnate Word

St. John’s suffers setback vs. Incarnate Word

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
December 21, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Following an impressive victory over Syracuse, St. John’s showed their ugly side again. The Red Storm were crushed by former Division II school Incarnate Word, 73-51, at Carnesecca Arena Friday night. The Johnnies snapped their three-game win streak and were out-classed in a number of  ways... Read more »

St. John’s beats Syracuse at the Garden

St. John’s beats Syracuse at the Garden

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
December 13, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It was a familiar stage with some less familiar faces, and a result that is starting to become more familiar. St. John’s and Syracuse met for the 90th time in their history, and the Johnnies defeated their old Big East rival for the second straight year, 84-72. As usual, the crowd at Madison... Read more »

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