The Torch

Coach Steve Lavin to leave St. John’s basketball program after 5 years

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

March 27, 2015

St. John’s and Steve Lavin mutually agreed to part ways on Friday afternoon after five seasons. “"Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men's basketball program and represented St. John's in a positive way,” St....

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 complete comeback vs GT

D'Angelo Harrison averaged 19.7 points in his last three games for SJU.

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

December 4, 2013

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...

Johnnies set eyes on Wagner

Kyle Fitzgerald, Online Editor

November 14, 2013

The Red Storm (0-1) started their season with a loss against Wisconsin, marred by a poor defense surrounding the perimeter where they allowed Wisconsin to shoot for 48 percent from the arc. The team took notice and plan to make adjustment...

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...

Confidence reigns supreme for Storm

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

October 16, 2013

The focus of the afternoon was about how good this basketball team can really be. A year removed from going 17-16, Lavin’s crew is poised to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2010-11 campaign. While the roster...

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