Coach Steve Lavin to leave St. John’s basketball program after 5 years

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
March 27, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

St. John’s and Steve Lavin mutually agreed to part ways on Friday afternoon after five seasons. “"Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men's basketball program and represented St. John's in a positive way,” St. John’s athletic director Chris Monasch said. “We appreciate his commitment... Read more »

Slow out of the gate

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team came roaring back from a 15-point deficit twice over the weekend at the Barclays Center Classic Brooklyn. It came out of the tournament 1-1, but saw the continuation of a trend of slow starts that dates back to the Red Storm’s season opener against Wisconsin. The... Read more »

Johnnies complete comeback vs GT

Johnnies complete comeback vs GT

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

For the second time in the span of 16 hours, the St. John’s men’s basketball team found itself in a 15-point deficit, only this time surviving 68-59 over Georgia Tech in the consolation game of the Barclay’s Center Classic Saturday. Junior guard D’Angelo Harrison led the way for the Red Storm... Read more »

Johnnies sweep past Wagner for first win

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Coming off a season-opening loss to then-No. 20 Wisconsin last week, the St. John’s men’s basketball team knew it had to get in the win column. That would hardly be a guarantee without an emphasis on the deficiencies exhibited last week – mainly defense and 3-point shooting. It got a little... Read more »

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 fall to Wisconsin in opener

Johnnies fall to Wisconsin in opener

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Put the hype on hold – for now. The St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped its much-anticipated opener 86-75 to No. 20 Wisconsin in Sioux Falls, S.D. Friday evening. The Red Storm (0-1) never held a lead, but drew as close as four points with 8:28 left in the second half before the Badgers... 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 »

Confidence reigns supreme for Storm

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball

The focus of the afternoon was about how good this basketball team can really be. A year removed from going 17-16, Lavin’s crew is poised to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2010-11 campaign. While the roster is loaded with athletes, St. John’s still has a lot of questions going... Read more »

Hanging with ‘Looie’: Carnesecca sits down with the Torch, reflects on past

Hanging with ‘Looie’: Carnesecca sits down with the Torch, reflects on past

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
October 2, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The man who was once known for his swift pacing of the sidelines whenever his players received an outlet pass for an easy bucket now uses a cane to get from point A to point B. He may move slower than he once did during his coaching days, but his mind is still as fast as ever. Lou Carnesecca, 88,... Read more »

Dribble for the Cure sets record

Dribble for the Cure sets record

Sade Tavarez, Contributing Writer
October 2, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Members of the St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, volunteers, students and alumni raised over $55,000 for the third annual Dribble for the Cure in support of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation on Saturday, according to Mark Fratto, senior associate athletic director. In unison... Read more »

Lavin Gets His Man: Jordan to St. John’s

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The St. John’s men’s basketball team  secured its sole target for the 2013 recruiting class today as Rysheed Jordan announced his commitment to the Red Storm over Twitter this morning. “I am looking forward to taking the next steps as a basketball player and in continuing my education at St.... Read more »

Relay for Life raises $105,103

Jarrod Jenkins, Assistant News Editor
April 24, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News, On campus

The University’s eight annual Relay for Life walkathon gathered over 1,500 students to support those affected by cancer, and as of this past weekend, the campaign raised $105,103, the largest amount in the University’s history according to school officials. Overnight Friday to Saturday, several... Read more »