The Torch

Slow out of the gate

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2013

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...

Johnnies sweep past Wagner for first win

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2013

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...

Don’t throw this Gift away

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

November 6, 2013

It may be a shot in the dark, but God’sgift Achiuwa might have some value to this team during the season. Achiuwa might not be a defensive force down low or put up 30 points in the paint, but he will have the opportunity to clean up a lot of the mess and be another bod...

Johnnies squeeze past Gators in exhibition

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2013

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...

‘Cats Bounce Johnnies from Tournament

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

March 13, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team barely had enough time to take in the scenery before they were bounced from the Big East tournament by Villanova on Wednesday night. The Red Storm (16-15, 8-10) fell to the Wildcats...

Mitch’s Pitch: Keep on Dreaming, St. John’s

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor

March 13, 2013

If you have about five minutes of free time, keep reading. If not, come back a little later because I’m about to take you on a fantasy ride. It’s March 16 and you’re at Madison Square Garden, screaming your heart out...

Heartbreak at the Garden

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

March 13, 2013

With time running down, the St. John’s men’s basketball regular season finale looked like it was going the way that so many of the team’s games against ranked teams went – a promising beginning followed by a bitterly disappointing...

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