Rysheed Jordan

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin speaks to Rysheed Jordan and Sir'Dominic Pointer at Madison Square Garden on November 26, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St. John’s Certain It Can Survive And Advance Without Obekpa

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.

03/20/2015

Providence’s LaDontae Henton, left, battles Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's for a loose ball during the first half of their Big East Tournament quarterfinal game at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

St. John’s Crashes Out Of Big East Tourney In Embarrassing Fashion

LaDontae Henton had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead fourth-seeded Providence to a 74-57 victory over fifth-seeded St. John’s on Thursday in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden.

03/13/2015

St. John's v Gonzaga

Jordan Scores 23, Leads Red-Hot St. John’s Over Marquette

Rysheed Jordan scored 23 points and led four players in double digits as St. John’s beat Marquette 67-51 on Wednesday night.

03/05/2015

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

St. John’s Runs Past Seton Hall, 85-72

Sir’Dominic Pointer scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added three blocks to lead St. John’s to an 85-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday.

02/21/2015

St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St. John’s Guard Jordan Takes Leave Of Absence

Coach Steve Lavin said in a statement Friday that Jordan, the second-leading scorer for the 15th-ranked Red Storm, has to deal with “personal and family circumstances” in Philadelphia.

01/03/2015

St. John’s guard Phil Greene IV (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Sloppy St. John’s Takes A Beating From Seton Hall In Big East Opener

Sterling Gibbs knows there’s a long way to go, and that’s why the Seton Hall guard didn’t want to get too excited after his near-flawless performance against No. 15 St. John’s.

12/31/2014

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

St. John’s Keeps Rolling Along, Shoots Up To No. 20 In Latest AP Top 25 Poll

St. John’s picked up where it left off following its big win at Syracuse on Dec. 6, beating Fairleigh Dickinson 74-52 on Wednesday and then taking out city rival Fordham, 74-53 on Sunday at the MSG Holiday Festival on Sunday.

12/15/2014

St. John’s Chris Obekpa celebrates during the Red Storm’s 69-57 win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Off Big Week, St. John’s Re-Enters AP Top 25 Basketball Poll At No. 24

St. 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.

12/08/2014

Head coach Steve Lavin of the St. John's Red Storm high fives D'Angelo Harrison. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Holds On To Beat Marquette, 91-90, In Double Overtime

D’Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and hit a clutch 3 in double overtime, Marquette’s Derrick Wilson missed a jumper with 1 second left and St. John’s held on for a 91-90-win Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

03/08/2014

Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Boosts Case For Tourney With 82-60 Win Over Georgetown

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.

02/17/2014

C.J. Fair #5, Jerami Grant #3 and Baye Moussa Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange talk during their win over the St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden on December 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

No. 2 Syracuse Tops St. John’s 68-63 At Madison Square Garden

Orange duo C.J. Fair and Tyler Ennis both scored 21 points, and No. 2 Syracuse pulled out a 68-63 victory over St. John’s on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

12/15/2013

FILE-- St. John's JaKarr Sampson (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Excitement Building At St. John’s As Dawn Of Rysheed Jordan Era Nears

At St. John’s, the smiles are much wider than the last two seasons and the answer to the most-asked question comes quickly and sincerely.

10/10/2013

Steve Lavin

Rothstein: Lavin, St. John’s Looking To Take Next Step

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.

05/10/2013

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Rothstein Files: ‘LIVE IN AC’ Basketball Tourney Set To Debut This Summer

The Jersey Shore will never be the same. A high-profile basketball experience will take place just moments from the Atlantic City boardwalk.

06/19/2012