How dare I forget the magical month of March. It really is embarrassing, shameful even. This is the time of year that college basketball players live for.
When Steve Lavin’s St. John’s team takes the court against Rutgers at MSG this afternoon it’s going to be electric.
Rutgers head coach Mike Rice joined Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday morning to break down the Scarlet Knights’ early success in the Big East Tournament.
Jonathan Mitchell scored 25 points, including eight free throws in overtime, to lead Rutgers to a 76-70 victory over Seton Hall on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East tournament.
The city just has a different buzz when the Big East Tournament is tipping off. With St. John’s becoming a national story and Seton Hall and Rutgers laying a new foundation, expect local fans to come out of the woodwork this March like never before.
Jeremy Hazell scored 21 points in his final home game and Seton Hall tied its season high by hitting a dozen 3-pointers in an 85-72 victory over Marquette on Saturday night.
Jeremy Hazell scored a season-high 31 points and Seton Hall, the worst 3-point shooting team in the Big East, made a season-best 12 from beyond the arc in an 84-70 victory over No. 15 St. John’s on Thursday.
In honor of all the Top 10 wins that #25 ranked St. John’s has won this season, here is a Top 10 ‘quick thoughts list’ on metropolitan basketball.
Jeremy Hazell scored 19 points and became the fourth player in Seton Hall history to score 2,000 points in leading the Pirates to a 69-64 victory over turnover-plagued Rutgers on Saturday night.
Athletics spokesman Matt Sweeney says Jeremy Hazell was treated at a Manhattan hospital and was released Sunday.