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Not In The Cards

Not In The Cards

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
February 20, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team couldn’t sustain a series of runs as they fell to then No. 12 Louisville 72-58 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. The Red Storm (15-10, 7-6) started the second half by going on a 10-0 run, but the Cardinals (21-5, 9-4) quickly rebounded with a 8-0... Read more »

Lavin-less Johnnies fall victim to ‘Cuse: Emotional afternoon at the Carrier Dome sees Red Storm come up short

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor
February 13, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Lately, all the men’s basketball team can think about is hearing their name on Selection Sunday. A win over Syracuse on Feb. 10 would have put them in a good position to get there. The Johnnies, however, fell to the then-No. 9 Orange 77-58 in a heartbreaking day both on and off the court. In addition... 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 »

Young Johnnies Evoking Memories of 2011

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

Is it just me, or is it starting to feel like 2011? I’m probably getting ahead of myself, but that’s how I feel whenever I watch the men’s basketball team play.D’Angelo Harrison stars as Dwight Hardy in Rise of the Red Storm II: The Lavining, while JaKarr Sampson has nailed down the Justin... 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 »

Rematch With RU Looms

Anthony Parelli, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men will look to extend their two game win streak today as they travel to the RAC to take on Rutgers in a rematch from December. In the first matchup the Red Storm blew a four point halftime lead and missed opportunities on late free throws en route to an eventual 58-56 defeat at... Read more »

Holdin’ On In Chi-Town

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
January 23, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team held off another late rally, this time from DePaul, as they defeated the Blue Demons 71-62 at Allstate Arena in Rosemmont, Ill. The Red Storm (11-7, 3-3) had built a 17-point lead that began to dwindle down the stretch, getting to within three points at the... Read more »

Johnnies Knock Off Ranked Bearcats

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
January 5, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team held off a late rally from Cincinnati with the help of a delayed flourish from sophomore guard D’Angelo Harrison to defeat the No.14 ranked Bearcats 53-52 at Fifth-Third Arena in Cincinnati on Saturday evening. The game was the first time that the Red Storm... Read more »

Chance Lost

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
December 23, 2012
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team was stunned in their final out of conference game as they lost to UNC-Asheville 72-65 after relinquishing a 17-point lead. The Red Storm (8-4) got ahead early but couldn’t sustain it as they allowed Asheville to go on a 14-4 run with 6:45 remaining to take... Read more »

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