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Women’s Basketball Starts Off Strong

Women’s Basketball Starts Off Strong

Brendan Myers, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Without playing a home game within the confines of Carnesecca Arena until last Thursday, the St. John’s women’s basketball team opened up the season strong, winning five of their first seven games in convincing fashions. The team’s only two losses are to undefeated and national power house UC...

Replacing the Rim Reapers

Replacing the Rim Reapers

Brendan Myers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

It seems strange to say that on a team that features only three new players, Head Coach Joe Tartamella has two major voids to fill on the court. While his squad returns a lot of talent, the Red Storm will feature a new frontcourt after the graduation of star forwards Maya Singleton and Imani Littleton i...

St. John’s Basketball and Sheck Wes Rock Tip-Off

St. John’s Basketball and Sheck Wes Rock Tip-Off

Nick Bello, Social Media Manager

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Electricity was in the air Friday night as the university community filed into Carnesecca Arena for Tip-Off, the annual extravaganza that celebrates the start of the college basketball season. To “tip-off” the evening’s proceedings, alumni from different generations of St. John’s basketba...

Courtside: Newcomers look to make their mark

Courtside: Newcomers look to make their mark

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer

November 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Andrayah Adams, Alisha Kebbe and Shamachya Duncan are three of the new faces for the St. John’s women’s basketball team. All three are incoming freshman that had impressive high school careers and are looking to make an impact this season. The Red Storm hope they can fill the big shoes of now gradu...

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

In what was the most eventful and frenetic Red Storm Tip-Off in St. John’s history, the men’s and women’s 2016-17 basketball teams, head coach Chris Mullin, rapper J Cole and hip hop recording artist Desiigner took center stage at Carnesecca Arena on Friday night. But the night didn’t end exactly as planne...

Turnovers Fuel Women’s Win against Sacred Heart

Turnovers Fuel Women’s Win against Sacred Heart

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It was a tale of two halves for the St. John’s Women’s Basketball team Thursday night. In the first half of their game against Sacred Heart, they played with a lack of intensity, but turned it on in the second half by creating turnovers. They were able to fight their way to their fifth consecutive...

Where are they now?

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Basketball

St. John’s has produced some tremendous student-athletes that have vaulted their way into the public, turning their favorite sport into a career. Kieran McArdle, Moe Harkless, Nadirah McKenith and Tim Parker are the latest to make headlines for the Red Storm. Former St. John’s lacrosse attacker...

Dribble for the Cure sets record

Dribble for the Cure sets record

Sade Tavarez, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Home Scroll, News

Members of the St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, volunteers, students and alumni raised over $55,000 for the third annual Dribble for the Cure in support of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation on Saturday, according to Mark Fratto, senior associate athletic director. In unison...

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