Steve 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.
D’Angelo Harrison broke St. John’s three-point record as the Red Storm won 96-87.
Tim Frazier scored 10 of his game-high 29 points in overtime to lead Penn State to an 89-82 win over St. John’s in the second game of the Barclays Center Classic Friday night.
Mouphtaou Yarou made his first seven shots and scored 18 points, sending Villanova to a 66-53 victory over St. John’s in the second round of the Big East tournament Wednesday night.
Freshman JaKarr Sampson scored six of his 13 points in overtime and St. John’s extended its winning streak to five games with a 79-74 victory over DePaul on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena.
St. John’s won its fourth straight game, 71-67 over Seton Hall on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
JaKarr Sampson scored 14 of his 17 points in the first half and St. John’s handed No. 20 Notre Dame its second straight loss, 67-63 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.
D’Angelo Harrison broke the 20-point mark for the sixth time in seven games this season, finishing with 26 and St. John’s beat South Carolina 89-65 on Thursday night in the SEC-Big East Challenge.
St. John’s star D’Angelo Harrison was in the news for all the wrong reasons during the past few weeks but he responded where it matters most — on the court.
A cerebral defender with uncanny timing, the 6-foot-9 big man will do a tremendous job protecting the rim for the Red Storm, who are now positioned to be a legitimate factor in the Big East next season.
Ashton Gibbs shook off a recent slump to score 19 points in his final home game as Pittsburgh snapped a five-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
St. John’s couldn’t hit a shot. Well, the Red Storm did make one in a span of 26 shots in a 73-58 loss to No. 11 Louisville on Tuesday night.
The list of great freshmen in the Big East is long and star-studded. Moe Harkless scored 32 points — the most ever by a freshmen in his Big East debut — and St. John’s had its best offensive game of the season in a 91-67 victory over Providence.
If opposing coaches don’t know of Manhattan freshman forward Emmy Andjuar, they’d better become aware quickly.