The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University

Courtside: Brooklyn’s finest ready to conquer Queens

Courtside: Brooklyn’s finest ready to conquer Queens

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

When Chris Mullin accepted the position as head coach of the basketball team at his alma mater, St. John’s University, the first thing he stressed was how he wanted to re-build the Queens program by dominating New York City. Once upon a time, St. John’s was filled with city players, like Mullin hi... Read more »

Courtside: Allow me to reintroduce myself

Courtside: Allow me to reintroduce myself

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

It’s a debut that can’t come soon enough. On Nov. 11 when the Johnnies open their regular season against Bethune Cookman, it will have been one year, five months and three weeks since Marcus Lovett Jr. committed to play for St. John’s. Red Storm fans, players and coaches have been waiting an... Read more »

St. John’s Dominates Bethune-Cookman for season-opening win

St. John’s Dominates Bethune-Cookman for season-opening win

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

In their season opener, a rejuvenated St. John’s roster showed why things should be different for the Red Storm in year two of the Chris Mullin era. Behind 20 points from Federico Mussini and 19 from Marcus LoVett in his Red Storm debut, the Johnnies routed Bethune-Cookman 100-53 on Nov. 11. ... Read more »

New backcourt duo leads St. John’s over Binghamton

New backcourt duo leads St. John’s over Binghamton

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Without a true point guard in 2015-16, St. John’s struggled to initiate their offense and failed to run Chris Mullin’s NBA space-and-space system successfully. The result: One of the worst seasons in program history. This year, St. John’s doesn’t just have one dynamic point guard; they h... Read more »

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

In what was the most eventful and frenetic Red Storm Tip-Off in St. John’s history, the men’s and women’s 2016-17 basketball teams, head coach Chris Mullin, rapper J Cole and hip hop recording artist Desiigner took center stage at Carnesecca Arena on Friday night. But the night didn’t end exactly as planne... Read more »

SJU Freshman Ponds tabbed Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year

SJU Freshman Ponds tabbed Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The high expectations for St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds heading into this season were raised even higher last week. The freshman guard out of Brooklyn was named Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year ahead of the conference’s Media Day on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Ponds, a 6-foot-1 guard from Thomas Jefferso... Read more »

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
October 5, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis

If you told Brendan Eugene three years ago that he’d be running the official student fan group of St. John’s University, RedZone, he himself wouldn’t have believed you. Eugene, a 20-year-old senior from Bay Shore, NY, was a self-described shy freshman as he began school at St. John’s in 20... Read more »

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 »

Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

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

In a matter of a week, the final two holdovers from the Steve Lavin era have moved on from the St. John’s program. Sophomore forward Amar Alibegovic has decided to transfer, while redshirt junior Christian Jones has opted to explore his options at the professional level and on the graduate transfer... Read more »

Late run not enough as Red Storm fall to Marquette

Late run not enough as Red Storm fall to Marquette

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It was do or die time for St. John’s. A win at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday would send them to the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament and a loss would end one of the worst seasons in program history. While the Johnnies fought for their dear lives, coming back down as many as 16 points ... Read more »

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