The Torch

‘Locked in’ Storm beat USF decisively 81-57

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team completed its second dominant performance in its last three games with an 81-57 win over San Francisco at Carnesecca Arena Wednesday. The Red Storm (7-3), who dominated Fordham on Dec....

Johnnies come close, but can’t pull upset vs. ‘Cuse

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team failed to pull off a defining upset over No. 2 Syracuse falling 68-63 after a resurgent second half in front of an energized crowd of 16,357 at Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon. The...

Red Storm surpass 100 points in blowout at MSG

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team left no question about starting fast as it defeated Fordham 104-58 in its first game at Madison Square Garden Saturday. After developing a trend of slow starts, the Red Storm (6-2) reeled...

Despite rough offensive night, Storm put away Lancers

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team defeated Longwood 65-47 at Carnesecca Arena Tuesday, but it was hardly a feel-good win for the 3,531 fans in attendance. The Lancers (2-4) opened the game with a 7-0 run, but the Red...

SJU wins big in preseason, shifts focus to opener vs. Wisconsin

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team crushed Division II Humboldt State 106-39 Monday at Carnesecca Arena in its final exhibition before opening the regular season Friday against No. 20 Wisconsin. The Red Storm led from...

Obekpa suspended for exhibitions

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2013

Sophomore Chris Obekpa will serve a suspension spanning Tip-Off and the two exhibition games to open the season due to a "University policy violation," the team announced Friday evening. The 6-foot-9 center will be allowed...

Hooper set to start first St. John’s season

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2013

Redshirt sophomore Max Hooper hasn’t seen a minute on the floor with the St. John’s men’s basketball team after transferring from Harvard following his freshman year in 2011/12. That year off has given him a chance to...

University gears up for Dribble for the Cure

Talia Tirella, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2013

St. John’s will host Dribble for the Cure to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for a third straight year as part of University Service Day this Saturday, Sept. 28. St. John’s Hall of Famers Lou Carnesseca...

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