The Torch

Players Leave After Mullin Steps Down

Players Leave After Mullin Steps Down

Nick Bello, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

When the St. John’s Red Storm was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament after losing to Arizona State in a first four game, many were confident that a Red Storm return next March could be possible with a solid core of players who were expected to return next season. That, however, was three weeks ago. Since th...

St. John’s Falls in Dramatic Fashion in Big East Opener

St. John’s Falls in Dramatic Fashion in Big East Opener

Nick Bello, Social Media Manager

December 30, 2018

The Prudential Center was rocking Saturday night as the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team took on Seton Hall to open up their Big East schedule. Amidst the hype and the hoopla, both teams didn’t disappoint as fans were on the edge of their seats right down to the final seconds, with the Pirates...

Not In Kansas Anymore

Not In Kansas Anymore

Derrell Bouknight, News Editor

November 7, 2018

Just off of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Mo., the blue awning of the Restart Inc. homeless shelter introduces itself from the mud brown hue of the six-story building it occupies. Its top droops out at 918 East Ninth Street, steps from the Kemp playground and five minutes from the Sprint Center downtown...

Red Storm Pick Up Two Wins in Inconsistent Effort at AdvoCare Invitational

Red Storm Pick Up Two Wins in Inconsistent Effort at AdvoCare Invitational

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

November 26, 2017

The St. John’s men’s basketball team wanted a challenge, and their wishes came true this weekend at the AdvoCare Invitational. After picking up four wins in four tries with relative ease to begin the season, the Red Storm were ready to see how their high-flying philosophy and alpha-male confidence stack...

LoVett, Clark II Lead Read Storm to Opening-Night Victory Over UNO

LoVett, Clark II Lead Read Storm to Opening-Night Victory Over UNO

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

November 11, 2017

Marvin Clark II just wanted to play — the wait was worth it. “It felt great to finally get out there and play against some competition,” he said. “Happy we got the first one out of the way. It wasn’t pretty, but we got it done.” In his regular season debut for the Red Storm — ...

COURTSIDE: Ready for Action

COURTSIDE: Ready for Action

John Cavanagh, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

The St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team finished last season at 14-19, six wins more than they had in Chris Mullin’s first year coaching the team. The Red Storm’s big step forward was due to the addition of guards Shamorie Ponds and Marcus Lovett. The two made up  one of the highest sc...

COURTSIDE: Free Transfer

COURTSIDE: Free Transfer

Kyle Suta, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2017

This season, the Red Storm welcomes two more transfers in sophomore guard Mikey Dixon and sophomore forward Sedee Keita. Dixon left Quinnipiac after his freshman season to come to St. John’s. He said he sees his move to New York as both a challenge for himself and a step up from Quinnipiac. “...

Red Storm dominate in exhibition win over American International

Red Storm dominate in exhibition win over American International

Brendan Myers, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Shamorie Ponds’ 21 points and  Marvin Clark II’s double-double fueled St. John’s to a comfortable 84-52 victory against Division II program American International College Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena. St. John’s came out of the gates firing. They opened the game on a 10-0 run, igni...

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