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 »

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 »

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 »

Tourney Chances Up In The Air

Tourney Chances Up In The Air

Anthony Parelli, Assistant Sports Editor
February 20, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

After going 1-3 in their last four contests and having their tournament hopes slightly derailed, the St. John’s men’s basketball team hopes to get back on track against South Florida on Wednesday night. Head Coach Steve Lavin will make his return to the hardwood after missing two games after the... 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 »

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 »

Career High From Harrison Not Enough as St. John’s Falls to Villanova

Career High From Harrison Not Enough as St. John’s Falls to Villanova

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor
January 21, 2012
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Top Stories

On paper, the St. John’s men’s basketball team’s matchup with Villanova was a battle between two sub-.500 Big East teams with little to play for. On the court, however, it didn’t turn out that way. The two young teams – with no seniors on the court at all – staged a back-and-forth overtime... Read more »