Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

In a matter of a week, the final two holdovers from the Steve Lavin era have moved on from the St. John’s program. Sophomore forward Amar Alibegovic has decided to transfer, while redshirt junior Christian Jones has opted to explore his options at the professional level and on the graduate transfer... 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 »

Recruit Ponds shines at MSG

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

If future St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds’ performance at Madison Square Garden on Saturday was any indication of how he’ll play in big games during his collegiate career, the Red Storm could have a bright future in store. The four-star recruit, who currently attends Thomas Jefferson High School ... 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 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 »

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 »

No. 1 Nova too much for Johnnies

No. 1 Nova too much for Johnnies

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
February 16, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s been a theme that has become all too familiar for the St. John’s men’s basketball team this season. A strong and inspiring effort against a more talented opponent that ends up falling just short.  The season’s gloomy narrative continued Saturday night when the Red Storm suffered a 73-63... Read more »

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

St. John’s is still winless in the Big East after dropping a 92-67 decision to Georgetown at the Verizon Center. The Johnnies never held a lead the entire game while Georgetown had three players score at least 20 points and hit a season-high 56 percent of its field goals. The win ended a three... Read more »

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With St. John’s coming off an impressive performance at Xavier and Yankuba Sima returning from a seven-game absence, the stars seemed like they were aligned for the Johnnies to earn their first conference victory. Instead, the Red Storm were throttled by Roosevelt Jones and the Butler Bulldogs, 8... Read more »

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The losing streak continues, but St. John’s showed signs of life in the harshest of environments. The Red Storm gave No. 6 Xavier a surprisingly tough challenge, but once again, they could not get over the hump and lost 90-83 last Wednesday. The Johnnies’ streak reached 13 with their latest fr... Read more »

Nova’s second half run dooms Johnnies

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Red Storm fell to Big East front runner, Villanova, on Sunday. The teams were welcomed to Madison Square Garden by nearly 13,000 fans. The crowd was excited and the stakes were high. The Wildcats had the chance to prevent St. John’s from earning their first conference win and the Johnnies had a chan... Read more »

St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With a chance to pull off an upset against their rival and earn their first win since mid-December, the St. John’s men’s basketball team took a trip across the Hudson River to face the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday night. The end result was not what the Johnnies hoped for as the Pirates dominate... Read more »