Chris Obekpa To Transfer From St. John'sObekpa, who led the Big East in blocked shots the past three seasons, has decided to leave the Red Storm.
St. John's Lands Star Point Guard Marcus 'Bright Lights' LoVett Out Of ChicagoPicking up where former head coach Steve Lavin left off, Chris Mullin has completed the stunning recruitment of one of the nation's best high school guards.
Comfortable, Confident Chris Mullin Completes 1st Month As Coach At St. John's"I know I'm going to work but I'm also back at school," he said. "It will take a while to find that groove, that rhythm. It's different now with my family not here but all those things will fall into place in time."
CBS Sports: Chris Obekpa Returning To St. John's; Jordan, Too?Chris Mullin's job just got a whole lot easier. St. John's rookie head coach will have his big man on the court next season, according to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
St. John's Certain It Can Survive And Advance Without ObekpaSteve Lavin says that while center Chris Obekpa's suspension is "less than ideal," he still believes the Red Storm has what it takes to overcome the shot blocker's absence in the NCAA Tournament.
For St. John's Seniors, Road To NCAA Tournament Has Been Long And PerilousThis season has been an emotional roller coaster for St. John's, with the lows keeping the highs in check. Yet, somehow the Red Storm find themselves back in the tournament for the first time since 2010-11.
St. John's Facing Tough Road In Tournament Without Suspended ObekpaSt. John's has suspended junior center Chris Obekpa for two weeks for a violation of team rules. And it couldn't have come at a worse time for the Red Storm.
Duke Imposes Its Will In Second Half, Beats St. John's For Coach K's 1,000th VictoryMike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
No. 17 St. John’s Improves To 10-1 With 66-49 Win Over Long Beach StateChris Obekpa had 16 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John's to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night.
Off Big Week, St. John's Re-Enters AP Top 25 Basketball Poll At No. 24St. John's was last ranked in the AP Top 25 on March 14, 2011, holding the No. 18 spot. The program went on to make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002.
St. John's Reinvents Frontcourt By Adding Rugged JUCO Star Keith ThomasIf you don't know who Keith Thomas is, you will soon. He's a rebounding machine who is heading to St. John's.
Shot-Blocker Chris Obekpa To Return To St. John's On April 3, St. John's announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options. On Friday, the school announced Obekpa will return for the 2014-15 season.