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Red Storm rebound at tournament in Vegas

Red Storm rebound at tournament in Vegas

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

For better or for worse, it was going to be a very telling trip to Vegas for the St. John’s women’s basketball team last weekend. The Red Storm (2-3) came into the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas, Nev. as losers of two straight, and they would face two imposing matchups over the we... Read more »

Women’s basketball opens with win over William & Mary

Women’s basketball opens with win over William & Mary

November 16, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

It was a great start to the season for the St. John’s University women’s basketball team, taking an early lead and never looking back en route to a 73-57 victory against William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. The Red Storm took the lead for good with six minutes to play in the first quarter a... 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 »

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 »

Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

After seven combined seasons in Queens, four combined All-Big East First team selections and 3,000 plus combined points, St. John’s women’s basketball stars Aliyyah Handford and Danaejah Grant have added another remarkable achievement to their resumes. Handford was selected in the third round, 27... Read more »

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

One of the most fruitful seasons in St. John’s women’s basketball history came to an emotional end on Friday. Unable to overcome a massive deficit, the Red Storm fell to Auburn, 68-57, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The loss concludes an inspiring season that saw the team earn their fi... Read more »

GOING DANCING

GOING DANCING

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

As the clock struck 7 p.m. on Monday night, the hundreds of St. John’s students, family, friends, alumni, and student-athletes waited with bated breath as the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament field of 64 was revealed. The anxiety turned to relief and joy as the women’s basketball team foun... Read more »

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time since 1988, the St. John’s women’s basketball team are the champions of the BIG EAST. A title-worthy defense brought the team a 50-37 victory over Creighton, its third win in as many days, a fourth conference title, and a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Red Storm held the Blu... Read more »

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

Only one program in Big East women’s basketball history has more than three conference tournament championships. On Monday night, St. John’s earned the chance to become the second following a historic upset. Aliyyah Handford dominated late again, as St. John’s overcame an eight-point defic... Read more »

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

The old saying goes, “offense wins games, but defense wins championships.” St. John’s women’s basketball is no exception. A strong defensive effort in the second half led the Red Storm to a 65-52 victory over Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, as they advanced to t... Read more »

Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This wasn’t how St. John’s accomplished seniors wanted to get their last glimpse of Carnesecca Arena. In their regular season finale, the Red Storm fumbled a six-point lead midway through the fourth quarter and fell to Creighton, 64-57, Sunday afternoon. It was a disappointing way for seniors Danaej... Read more »

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