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Desiigner to perform at Tip-Off

Desiigner to perform at Tip-Off

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
October 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

The wait for a Tip-Off performer has officially ended. Earlier today, St. John's Red Storm tweeted that hip-hop star Desiigner will perform at next Friday's basketball tip-off. Desiigner is most famously known for his song "Panda." Tickets to the event are first come, first-served. Students can... 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 »

Sima shines in exhibition win over Sonoma State

Sima shines in exhibition win over Sonoma State

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
November 11, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

.For the last couple of seasons, it has been a block party every time St. John’s took the court at Carnesecca Arena and Madison Square Garden. Even with a new cast, it doesn’t look like that’s going to change. Freshman big man Yankuba Sima held one of those block parties on Saturday. He swatted... Read more »

Where are they now?

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Basketball

St. John’s has produced some tremendous student-athletes that have vaulted their way into the public, turning their favorite sport into a career. Kieran McArdle, Moe Harkless, Nadirah McKenith and Tim Parker are the latest to make headlines for the Red Storm. Former St. John’s lacrosse attacker... Read more »

Amir Garrett Announces Intent to Transfer

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
April 3, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Sophomore Amir Garrett announced through Twitter that he will look to transfer from St. John’s before next fall. “After a long thought out process of speaking with my family, I will be leaving St. John’s Basketball Program,” Garrett said in a series of tweets. “It was a well thought out... Read more »

‘Cats Bounce Johnnies from Tournament

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
March 13, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team barely had enough time to take in the scenery before they were bounced from the Big East tournament by Villanova on Wednesday night. The Red Storm (16-15, 8-10) fell to the Wildcats (20-12, 10-8) 66-53 after a game that saw the team go from being down 12 early... Read more »

Pushing through adversity

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor
February 13, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Editors, Opinion, Sports

Steve Lavin probably wanted the NYC media to focus on the positives that could be taken away from his team’s loss to Syracuse at the Carrier Dome this past Sunday. He’d want journalists to concentrate on how the young Johnnies stuck with a top-10 team in a hostile environment for a decent portion... Read more »

Catholic Schools Announce Big East Departure

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
December 15, 2012
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Big East’s seven Catholic schools have announced their decision to break away from the conference in a press release Saturday afternoon. The seven schools involved are St. John’s, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, Seton Hall and Villanova. “Earlier today we voted unanimously... Read more »

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