St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

One of the most fruitful seasons in St. John’s women’s basketball history came to an emotional end on Friday. Unable to overcome a massive deficit, the Red Storm fell to Auburn, 68-57, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The loss concludes an inspiring season that saw the team earn their fi... Read more »

Late run not enough as Red Storm fall to Marquette

Late run not enough as Red Storm fall to Marquette

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It was do or die time for St. John’s. A win at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday would send them to the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament and a loss would end one of the worst seasons in program history. While the Johnnies fought for their dear lives, coming back down as many as 16 points ... Read more »

GOING DANCING

GOING DANCING

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

As the clock struck 7 p.m. on Monday night, the hundreds of St. John’s students, family, friends, alumni, and student-athletes waited with bated breath as the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament field of 64 was revealed. The anxiety turned to relief and joy as the women’s basketball team foun... Read more »

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time since 1988, the St. John’s women’s basketball team are the champions of the BIG EAST. A title-worthy defense brought the team a 50-37 victory over Creighton, its third win in as many days, a fourth conference title, and a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Red Storm held the Blu... Read more »

St. John’s concludes frustrating regular season in typical fashion

St. John’s concludes frustrating regular season in typical fashion

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
March 9, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The hardest part is finally over. The Chris Mullin rebuilding project at St. John’s concluded its brutal regular first season with a 90-76 loss to Providence on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, which kept with the year-long narrative for the Red Storm. As in most of their Big East schedule,... Read more »

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

Only one program in Big East women’s basketball history has more than three conference tournament championships. On Monday night, St. John’s earned the chance to become the second following a historic upset. Aliyyah Handford dominated late again, as St. John’s overcame an eight-point defic... Read more »

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

The old saying goes, “offense wins games, but defense wins championships.” St. John’s women’s basketball is no exception. A strong defensive effort in the second half led the Red Storm to a 65-52 victory over Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, as they advanced to t... Read more »

Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This wasn’t how St. John’s accomplished seniors wanted to get their last glimpse of Carnesecca Arena. In their regular season finale, the Red Storm fumbled a six-point lead midway through the fourth quarter and fell to Creighton, 64-57, Sunday afternoon. It was a disappointing way for seniors Danaej... Read more »

St. John’s completely embarrassed by Creighton, 100-59

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It is amazing how much can change in a week. Last Saturday, the Red Storm challenged Seton Hall, a likely NCAA Tournament team, until the final buzzer at Madison Square Garden. This week, the Red Storm not only lost at DePaul but also followed the disastrous defeat up with a far more worrisome loss ... Read more »

Red Storm Comeback Falls Short at DePaul

Red Storm Comeback Falls Short at DePaul

Troy Mauriello, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

A strong second half cut a 21-point deficit down to just six in the closing minutes; however, the St. John’s men’s basketball team suffered yet another hard-fought, 83-75 loss on the road at DePaul on Thursday night. The Red Storm took to the road in search of their second conference win of the ... Read more »

Milestones highlight St. John’s win over Providence

Milestones highlight St. John’s win over Providence

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A hard-fought first half turned into an easy victory for the St. John’s women’s basketball team, but that took backstage to several individual and team milestones reached in a 69-54 win over Providence on February 26. The team was led by seniors Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, who each poste... Read more »

Finally: St. John’s at last ends 16-game losing streak

Finally: St. John’s at last ends 16-game losing streak

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 18, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

As the final seconds ticked off, the fans, players, and coaches in Carnesecca Arena collectively breathed a sigh of relief; St. John’s two month-long nightmare was finally over. The Red Storm got their first win since December 13 and snapped a 16-game losing streak with an 80-65 victory over DePa... Read more »