St. John’s Red Storm
Apr 18, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT
St. John’s received some big news this week as sophomore center Chris Obekpa decided to stay in New York.
Apr 13, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT
So maybe he’s not transferring
Apr 13, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
The 6-foot-6 wing has found his third school.
Apr 9, 2014, 9:28 PM EDT
St. John’s landed a much-needed front court commitment Wednesday.
Mar 26, 2014, 7:54 PM EDT
St. John’s announces that sophomore guard/forward Max Hooper will transfer.
Mar 24, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT
St. John’s sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson will enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
Mar 16, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
While many choose to overlook the Postseason NIT, the fact of the matter is that the participating teams will get to compete for a championship. SMU, Minnesota headline this season’s 32-team field.
Mar 14, 2014, 3:11 AM EDT
A recap of Thursday’s action, including a big upset in the Big East and some important results involving bubble teams.
Mar 13, 2014, 5:33 PM EDT
Despite a mediocre outing from senior All-American Bryce Cotton, Providence held on for a 79-74 win over St. John’s on Thursday as the Friars won the Big East Tournament quarterfinal game which amounted to an NCAA Tournament play-in game for the two bubble teams.
Mar 11, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT
Every year, there are a handful of teams that could use a couple of wins in their respective league tournaments to gain entry into the field of 68. Here are five schools that need to string some wins together this week to feel comfortable making NCAA Tournament.
Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT
Creighton and Villanova are the Big East’s two darlings, but which other teams are best positioned to separate themselves from the conference’s middle and earn a bid?
Feb 25, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT
There hasn’t been a hotter team in Big East play since late January than St. John’s. Steve Lavin’s squad was both clicking on defense (forcing countless steals) and on offense (consistently converting from two-point range), and the team looked like an shoo-in for an NCAA tournament bid. However, it appears the Red Storm has reverted…
Feb 25, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
It is not like Kansas is lacking in recruiting advantages. The team just won their tenth consecutive Big 12 regular season title, and Allen Fieldhouse is regularly cited as one of the best fan experiences in Division I — countless recruits visiting The Phog have been swayed to become a Jayhawk based on the overall…
Feb 22, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT
Having won nine of their last ten games entering Saturday’s contest at No. 9 Villanova, St. John’s has been one of the hotter bubble teams in the country. A win over the Wildcats would further cement St. John’s status as a team charging towards an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. And given their 0-5…
Feb 21, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT
St. John’s announced on Monday that Chris Obekpa, the Big East school’s sui generis shot blocker, would miss ten to fourteen days with an ankle injury. The news was seen as having the potential to derail the Red Storm’s NCAA tournament hopes — since the team lost their initial five conference games, SJU has won…
Feb 18, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT
On Monday, St. John’s sophomore center Chris Obekpa was diagnosed with a sprain and bone bruise in his right ankle after suffering an injury during practice. On Tuesday, St. John’s announced he could be sidelined for up to two weeks. “Chris is a central part of what we do on both ends of the court. Our…
Feb 16, 2014, 9:58 PM EDT
At 0-5 in the Big East the St. John’s Red Storm looked like a team unsure of its individual roles and how they fit within the team concept, and despite their individual talent Steve Lavin’s team didn’t look like a group capable of turning things around. But a switch was flipped, and the Red Storm…
Feb 14, 2014, 1:17 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Missouri 86, Arkansas 85 Jabari Brown’s shot with 10.2 seconds remaining was the difference as the Tigers denied the Razorbacks a much-needed SEC road victory. Arkansas still has just one conference road win to its credit this season, and that came at Vanderbilt last week. As for the Tigers, Jordan Clarkson…
Feb 9, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT
GAME OF THE DAY: Wisconsin 60, No. 9 Michigan State 58 Wisconsin entered Sunday’s game in need of a second consecutive victory in order to keep the momentum gained from their win at Illinois on Tuesday night. They did that thanks to Traevon Jackson, whose jumper with 2.1 seconds remaining proved to be the difference…
Feb 9, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT
D’angelo Harrison finished with 19 points, scoring the last eight for St. John’s as they outlasted Doug McDermott and No. 12 Creighton at the Garden, 70-65, on Sunday night. McDermott finished with 25 points, but he didn’t score in the final 8:41 as the Johnnies sent two or three guys at him even before he…
Feb 7, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT
Creighton didn’t play their crispest game of the season. They shot just 46.4% from the field and 28% from three — two fairly decent percentages for most teams — and got hammered on the offensive and defensive glass all night. That Doug McDermott guy, though? He was in his usual form, leading Creighton to a…
Jan 12, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT
What makes a posterized better? Gus Johnson on the call: On Saturday afternoon, No. 8 Villanova picked up a 74-67 road win over St. John’s inside Madison Square Garden behind a defensive effort, holding the Red Storm to 34 percent shooting. Daniel Ochefu added 10 points and seven rebounds while providing the highlight of the…
Jan 11, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT
It wasn’t pretty, but Villanova held off St. John’s on Saturday for a 74-67 Big East win in Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats only shot 35 percent from the field in the win, but held St. John’s to 34 percent from the field and 2-for-12 from the three-point line as Villanova outlasted the Red Storm…
Dec 26, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT
College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences. To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Doug McDermott, Creighton…
Dec 15, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT
While Sunday’s matchup with No. 2 Syracuse was billed as a big game for St. John’s, the Red Storm didn’t show up at Madison Square Garden ready to play in a game of that magnitude. Poor shot selection and play that at times seemed somnambulant resulted in a double-digit deficit, with a Rysheed Jordan basket…
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