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Johnnies complete comeback vs GT

Johnnies complete comeback vs GT

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

For the second time in the span of 16 hours, the St. John’s men’s basketball team found itself in a 15-point deficit, only this time surviving 68-59 over Georgia Tech in the consolation game of the Barclay’s Center Classic Saturday. Junior guard D’Angelo Harrison led the way for the Red Storm... Read more »

Johnnies fall to Wisconsin in opener

Johnnies fall to Wisconsin in opener

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Put the hype on hold – for now. The St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped its much-anticipated opener 86-75 to No. 20 Wisconsin in Sioux Falls, S.D. Friday evening. The Red Storm (0-1) never held a lead, but drew as close as four points with 8:28 left in the second half before the Badgers... Read more »

Don’t throw this Gift away

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
November 6, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It may be a shot in the dark, but God’sgift Achiuwa might have some value to this team during the season. Achiuwa might not be a defensive force down low or put up 30 points in the paint, but he will have the opportunity to clean up a lot of the mess and be another body down low. Head coach Steve Lavin has been no stranger to praise the depth of his team, noting at times that he’ll have two or three people at every position.  ... Read more »

Johnnies squeeze past Gators in exhibition

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team survived a scare from Division II San Francisco State 82-80 in its first exhibition game of the season after trailing by as many as eight points in the second half. Junior guard D’Angelo Harrison gave the Red Storm the lead 81-80 at 17 seconds remaining with... Read more »

Meet the new guy: Orlando Sanchez

Meet the new guy: Orlando Sanchez

Christopher Brito, News Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball

After waiting on the NCAA to grant him eligibility last season, St. John’s basketball player Orlando Sanchez is finally ready to contribute in his lone year with the team. Sanchez, the 6-foot-9-inch forward from the Dominican Republic, will only spend one season in a Red Storm jersey because he... Read more »

Sir’Dom Plays Hero for Johnnies

Sir’Dom Plays Hero for Johnnies

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
March 20, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team lived to see another day as Sir’Dominic Pointer made a last second step-back fade away shot to down Saint Joseph’s 63-61 in the first round of the NIT tournament at Hagan Arena in Philadelphia, Pa. “He deserved a high point given the degree of how bad... Read more »

Mitch’s Pitch: Keep on Dreaming, St. John’s

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor
March 13, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If you have about five minutes of free time, keep reading. If not, come back a little later because I’m about to take you on a fantasy ride. It’s March 16 and you’re at Madison Square Garden, screaming your heart out in the St. John’s student section as your beloved Johnnies face off against... Read more »

Johnnies Edge Past Huskies

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
February 7, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

With the ring finger on his right hand swollen to what looked like double the size, sophomore D’Angelo Harrison’s hands tell the story of the ups and downs of Wednesday night’s game against Connecticut and maybe of the season as a whole. From that injured hand came the struggles of shooting... Read more »

Harrison Shakes Off Pesky Pirates

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-In-Chief
January 30, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

With 2:45 left in the game, and St. John’s clinging to a 61-59 lead, Seton Hall leading scorer Fuquan Edwin lined up a wide-open three-pointer from just in front of his team’s bench to complete a 16-point comeback. The shot bounced off the rim, however, and 20 seconds later, St. John’s star... Read more »

Red Storm Look Towards Statement Game vs. DePaul

Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editor
January 30, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team is on a roll, defeating their last four Big East opponents, and looking to make it five against DePaul at Canesecca Arena tonight. St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin wants his team to be proud of their four-game winning streak, but noted the importance of... Read more »

Sir’Dom Leads Johnnies Past Rutgers

Anthony Parelli and Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editors
January 24, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team traveled to New Jersey on Wednesday and defeated Rutgers 72-60, exacting revenge after a two-point Jan. 9 loss to their Big East rival. The win was their third straight conference victory. “I think our aggressiveness and our defense fueled our offense,”... Read more »

Catching Up On STJ Basketball

Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

Head coach Steve Lavin and the Red Storm started Big East play a day after the New Year, and just as this January weather has produced an unexpectedly warm temperatures in addition to frigid cold, so have the Red Storm. St. John’s (11-7, 3-3) has shown this month that they can run with some of the... Read more »

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