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Balamou reinstatement boosts St. John’s to win over Rutgers

Balamou reinstatement boosts St. John’s to win over Rutgers

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
November 20, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Felix Balamou returned, and made a difference in a comeback victory for the Red Storm. Balamou, who was reinstated by the NCAA just hours before tipoff, had eight points to go with a team-high 11 rebounds and seven assists to help St. John's overcome a 16-point deficit to defeat old Big East rival... Read more »

Marcus LoVett, Felix Balamou ruled ineligible for St. John’s

Carmine Carcierci, Assistant Sports Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Chris Mullin’s first season as head coach of the St. John’s men’s basketball team is expected to be a clear cut rebuilding year with nine new faces. That task has proven to be much more difficult after the NCAA ruled freshman Marcus LoVett and senior Felix Balamou ineligible. The NCAA came to a de... Read more »

Johnnies Stumble Against Murray State

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
November 18, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After another quick start down in Charleston, the St. John’s men’s basketball team couldn’t keep momentum and fell to Murray State 72-67 in the semi-final round of the tournament. Momentum started to shift before the half as the Racers went on a 13-3 run to cut the Red Storm’s lead to three. The... Read more »

Johnnies Sail Through Charleston

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
November 15, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team opened up the Charleston Classic by defeating the host school, College of Charleston, 64-53 to advance to the semi-finals in the tournament. The Red Storm (2-0) pulled away early in the first half, running up and down the floor with relative ease, and never... Read more »

Lavin And Co. Edge Past Detroit

Lavin And Co. Edge Past Detroit

Kiernan Lynch, Features Editor
November 14, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s basketball team’s old guard of returning players, along with a few new faces, was the difference-maker in their come-from-behind 77-74 win Tuesday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena. The game, which was featured on ESPN’s 24 Hour College Hoops Tip-off marathon, was the first... Read more »

Red Storm Deals With Roster Issues

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor
November 3, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Four players didn’t play in the men’s basketball team’s first preseason game against Sonoma State on Nov. 3. Senior God’sgift Achiuwa, junior Orlando Sanchez and sophomore Marco Bourgault sat on the sidelines in sweatsuits, while Felix Balamou didn’t see playing time despite wearing a uniform.... Read more »

Men’s Basketball Update: Balamou in; Moe out?

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor
March 14, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team’s freshman forward Moe Harkless is leaning towards foregoing his final three years of eligibility and entering the NBA Draft, multiple outlets have reported.   Citing “multiple sources,” The New York Post on March 10 reported that he had already decided to go pr... Read more »

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