The Torch

Red Storm Look Towards Statement Game vs. DePaul

Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

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...

Sir’Dom Leads Johnnies Past Rutgers

Anthony Parelli and Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editors

January 24, 2013

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....

Catching Up On STJ Basketball

Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2013

Head coach Steve Lavin and the Red Storm started Big East play a day after the New Year, and just as this January weather has produced an unexpectedly warm temperatures in addition to frigid cold, so have the Red Storm. St....

Holdin’ On In Chi-Town

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

January 23, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team held off another late rally, this time from DePaul, as they defeated the Blue Demons 71-62 at Allstate Arena in Rosemmont, Ill. The Red Storm (11-7, 3-3) had built a 17-point lead that...

Johnnies Knock Off Ranked Bearcats

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

January 5, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team held off a late rally from Cincinnati with the help of a delayed flourish from sophomore guard D’Angelo Harrison to defeat the No.14 ranked Bearcats 53-52 at Fifth-Third Arena in Cincinnati...

Johnnies’ Force Down Low

Anthony Parelli, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012

The scene is familiar; there is less than three minutes to play and St. John’s has just completed a late comeback and is trying to close out the game. Up by three, 6’8” Center Chris Obekpa lines up a deep jumper, leans...

Johnnies Stumble Against Murray State

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

November 18, 2012

After another quick start down in Charleston, the St. John’s men’s basketball team couldn’t keep momentum and fell to Murray State 72-67 in the semi-final round of the tournament. Momentum started to shift before the...

Bring On The Regular Season

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

The St. John’s men’s basketball team concluded their round of exhibition games on Tuesday evening as they defeated Division III side Concordia 87-36 at Carnesecca Arena. Steve Lavin and Concordia head coach Tyler Jones...

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