St. John’s basketball

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils directs his players in the first half of the game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 25, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Duke Imposes Its Will In Second Half, Beats St. John’s For Coach K’s 1,000th Victory

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

01/26/2015

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

Dunham, Butler Hold Off No. 15 St. John’s 73-69

Kellen Dunham scored a season-high 28 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with just more than 2 minutes left that helped Butler hold off No. 15 St. John’s 73-69 on Saturday.

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)

Pointer Powers St. John’s Up 2 More Spots To No. 15 In AP Top 25 Poll

The city’s professional basketball teams leave a lot to be desired, but on the college hardwood, St. John’s is once again making people believe.

12/29/2014

D'Angelo Harrison, left, and Sir'Dominic Pointer of the St. John's Red Storm react to a play against the Syracuse Orange during the first half at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Come-From-Behind Win Propels St. John’s To No. 17 In Latest AP Top 25 Poll

The Red Storm got a scare last week, but it ended up benefiting them in a big way.

12/22/2014

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

St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin gestures towards the court during a game against Marquette at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 1, 2014. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Reinvents Frontcourt By Adding Rugged JUCO Star Keith Thomas

If you don’t know who Keith Thomas is, you will soon. He’s a rebounding machine who is heading to St. John’s.

05/05/2014

St. John’s Chris Obekpa, top, and Ryan Arcidiacono of Villanova battle for a loose ball during the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Report: Obekpa Granted Release, Expected To Transfer From St. John’s

One impact player leaving early is bad enough, but two? St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin cannot be a happy man right now.

04/03/2014

Providence’s Bryce Cotton passes the ball as St. John’s Phil Greene IV defends during the teams’ Big East Tournament quarterfinal meeting on March 13, 2014, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Furious Rally Not Enough To Keep St. John’s From Brutal Defeat

Josh Fortune scored a career-high 24 points and Providence advanced to the Big East tournament semifinals for the first time in 17 years by hanging on for a 79-74 victory over St. John’s on Thursday.

03/14/2014

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

Report: St. John’s, Lavin Talking About A 6-Year Extension

The St. John’s men’s basketball program is quietly getting back to being what it once was. Steve Lavin deserves most of the credit. The school seems to agree as the sides are negotiating a new six-year extension.

03/07/2014

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 Escapes Second-Half Charge From DePaul On Senior Day

D’Angelo Harrison scored 25 and had 10 rebounds to lead St. John’s to a 72-64 win over DePaul on Sunday.

03/02/2014

D'Angelo Harrison (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

St. John’s Erases 15-Point Second Half Deficit Only To Lose To Penn State In OT

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.

11/29/2013

D'Angelo Harrison (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Harrison Powers St. John’s To Win Over Wagner In Home Opener

D’Angelo Harrison scored 25 points and St. John’s overcame a bad-shooting second half to beat Wagner 73-57 on Friday night, the Red Storm’s 10th straight home-opening win.

11/15/2013

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

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