Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir’Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John’s (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers.
Red Storm coach Steve Lavin said Monday that the 6-foot-9 Sampson has not hired an agent but is in the process. The early entry deadline is April 27.
Karvel Anderson scored 38 points and Lucky Jones added 25 to help the Colonials beat St. John’s 89-79 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
It was a tight contest much of the way, but a 10-1 run over a 3:59 stretch midway through the second half put the Musketeers up by 10, 49-39. St. John’s battled back to pull to within four, but could get no closer.
The Red Storm, who dropped the first five games on their Big East slate, have now won seven of their last eight in the conference, and eight of nine overall, to put themselves squarely in the NCAA Tournament picture.
The St. John’s Red Storm found a way to keep Creighton’s Doug McDermott from beating them a second time this season – they didn’t let him shoot for the final 8:40.
Steve Lavin is targeting Saint Louis associate head coach Jim Whitesell to fill the vacant position on the St. John’s staff, multiple sources confirmed on Wednesday.
Speaking on Thursday night in Midtown, Steve Lavin went into detail about why he feels next season is the time when his basketball team will accelerate things to another level.
The Fighting Irish guards got more aggressive in the second half, penetrating against the Red Storm defense to get their teammates going. It worked. And then some.
Moe Harkless is used to winning games in New York City — but that wasn’t the case Monday night.
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St. John’s is going to be incredibly young and inexperienced at the beginning of the season, but you won’t want to play this team in February.
The most highly sought after assistant coaching position in recent memory is close to being filled.
Sources have confirmed that the budget at St. John’s is done for the next fiscal year and Lavin will have all of the monetary resources he needs to replace Dunlap on his staff with someone of the highest caliber.
Steve Lavin isn’t going anywhere. The St. John’s coach may not be on the sideline when the Red Storm are playing but he is in charge of the program.