The Torch

Johnnies Survive Against St. Mary’s

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

November 2, 2011

The St. John’s men’s basketball team had a scare Nov. 1 against Division III St. Mary’s, trailing late in the second half before rallying for a 77-70 win in its final exhibition game at Carnesecca Arena. After a layup...

Cunniff’s Corner: Johnnies ‘D’ Must Improve to be Successful

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

  If its 110-80 win over C.W. Post was any indication of what’s to come, the St. John’s men’s basketball team is set to have a roller coaster season.   On one hand, the Red Storm were soft defensively,...

New Faces Star in Win over C.W. Post

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

The St. John’s men’s basketball team showed a glimpse of what it is capable offensively in the exhibition opener on Oct. 25 against C.W. Post. Junior forward God’sgift Achuiwa scored 21 points and freshman guard Phil...

Achiuwa Earns Praise from Teammates, Fans

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

  The day before the St. John’s men’s basketball team’s 110-80 win over C.W. Post, freshman shooting guard D’Angelo Harrison was asked who on the team stood out in the first two weeks of practice.   “God’sgift [Ach...

Cunniff’s Corner: Upcoming season will test Johnnies’ bond

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Oct. 14’s Red Storm Tip-Off marked the beginning of the season for a historically young St. John’s men’s basketball team. Depending on whom you ask, expectations are all over the place for the young Red Storm. Some are...

“Madness” Comes to St. John’s

Kieran Lynch, Staff Writer

October 20, 2011

St. John’s unveiled its 2011/12 men’s and women’s basketball teams at Oct. 14’s Red Storm Tip-Off, which was held at Carnesecca Arena for the second straight year. The event marked the official beginning of practice...

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