After 'Heartbreaking' Loss, No Dry Eyes For St. John'sSteve Lavin brought St. John's back to respectability faster than even the most die-hard Red Storm fan could have hoped. Just as suddenly, it all came crashing down. "It was very silent after," said senior Dwight Hardy, "and a lot of tears were shed."
NCAA Tournament: It's Go Time For Lavin, St. John'sThe only shooting for St. John's senior D.J. Kennedy at this tournament involves a video camera. Asked about the significance of Kennedy's absence from Thursday's lineup, St. John's coach Steve Lavin didn't mince words: "A devastating blow."
NCAA Tournament: Matchups, Upsets And Players To WatchThe NCAA tournament has a new look this year, with a 68-team bracket and a matchup of First Four teams vying for spots in the main draw. To get you ready for the main event, here's a rundown of what to look for from the Tri-State locals and the national powerhouses.
Injury Breakdown: Inside The Injuries To Johan Santana And D.J. KennedyReports of Johan Santana’s cautious progress as he recovers from shoulder surgery should not be a dramatic surprise, nor should his current condition be discouraging.
St. John's Kennedy Tears ACL, Out For NCAA TourneySt. John's senior guard D.J. Kennedy tore the ACL in his right knee during the Red Storm's Big East tournament loss to Syracuse. Following surgery, Kennedy's recovery time could be between six and eight months.
St. John's Slams Marquette, Likely Punches Ticket To DanceDwight Hardy scored 28 points and St. John's rallied in the second half to beat Marquette 80-68 on Tuesday night, snapping an 11-game losing streak in the series.
Home Cooking: St. John's Hammers No. 10 UConnDwight Hardy scored a career-high 33 points and St. John's topped No. 10 Connecticut, 89-72, on Thursday night, the Red Storm's fourth win over a top-13 team this season at Madison Square Garden.
Red Storm Stifles No. 9 Notre DameEight days after a 15-point loss at Notre Dame, St. John's beat the Irish 72-54 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Opportunistic St. John's Downs WagnerD.J. Kennedy scored 20 points off the bench and St. John's defeated Wagner 69-61 on Wednesday night.
Lavin Wins First Game For Red StormD.J. Kennedy scored 18 points to lead St. John's to a 79-66 victory over Columbia on Wednesday night, giving coach Steve Lavin his first win with the Red Storm.
Lavin Nearing First Game As St. John's Coach Steve Lavin doesn't look much different than he did when he left coaching college basketball seven years ago to become a TV analyst.