Slow out of the gate

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team came roaring back from a 15-point deficit twice over the weekend at the Barclays Center Classic Brooklyn. It came out of the tournament 1-1, but saw the continuation of a trend of slow starts that dates back to the Red Storm’s season opener against Wisconsin. The... Read more »

Jon on Johnnies: Jordan needs starter’s minutes

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

When Rysheed Jordan committed to St. John’s it was assumed that St. John’s finally had its future point guard for the future. He would be the first top-20 recruit of the Lavin era. So naturally, he plays 15.8 minutes per game. This very same player was the No. 17 overall basketball player in the... Read more »

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 sweep past Wagner for first win

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Coming off a season-opening loss to then-No. 20 Wisconsin last week, the St. John’s men’s basketball team knew it had to get in the win column. That would hardly be a guarantee without an emphasis on the deficiencies exhibited last week – mainly defense and 3-point shooting. It got a little... Read more »

Johnnies set eyes on Wagner

Kyle Fitzgerald, Online Editor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Red Storm (0-1) started their season with a loss against Wisconsin, marred by a poor defense surrounding the perimeter where they allowed Wisconsin to shoot for 48 percent from the arc. The team took notice and plan to make adjustments ahead of Friday’s home opener against Wagner. “W... 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 »

Confidence reigns supreme for Storm

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball

The focus of the afternoon was about how good this basketball team can really be. A year removed from going 17-16, Lavin’s crew is poised to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2010-11 campaign. While the roster is loaded with athletes, St. John’s still has a lot of questions going... Read more »

Harrison back from suspension

Harrison back from suspension

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
August 28, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Featured Athlete, Men's Basketball, Sports

Junior D’Angelo Harrison says he’s a different person after spending time away from the men’s basketball team as a result of a suspension that began toward the end of last season’s conference schedule. Head coach Steve Lavin chose to suspend the fiery guard saying that at the time, that the... Read more »

Pop Goes the Bubble

Pop Goes the Bubble

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
March 6, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, March Madness, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s entered yesterday’s game fighting for its NCAA tournament life. It exited simply fighting, with any hopes of dancing long gone. The Red Storm, who held a four-point lead going into halftime before being outscored 44-14 in the second half, fell to No. 24 Notre Dame 66-40 at Purcell Pavilion... Read more »

Harrison Suspended for Remainder of Season

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
March 1, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports

Sophomore D'Angelo Harrison has been suspended for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season for "conduct detrimental to the team," according to the team. The third leading scorer in the Big East will miss all remaining regular season games, as well as the Big East tournament and any postseason games.... Read more »

NCAA Hopes Hit Roadblock as Johnnies Fall to Pitt

NCAA Hopes Hit Roadblock as Johnnies Fall to Pitt

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
February 24, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team is hoping do “to do something special come March,” as head coach Steve Lavin puts it time and again, but the NCAA tournament looked like a distant dream as the Red Storm (16-11, 8-7) fell to No. 20 Pittsburgh (21-7, 9-6) after a second half disappearance... Read more »