St. John’s basketball

St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin, right, attends the game between the Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on April 13, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

St. John’s Lands Star Point Guard Marcus ‘Bright Lights’ LoVett Out Of Chicago

Picking up where former head coach Steve Lavin left off, Chris Mullin has completed the stunning recruitment of one of the nation’s best high school guards.

05/21/2015

St. John's welcomes Chris Mullin home. (Credit: Otis Livingston/CBS2)

Setback For St. John’s As Highly Touted Shooting Guard Recruit Chooses LSU

New St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin has made recruiting his top priority, but there are some things that are just beyond his control.

04/20/2015

Sir'Dominic Pointer

For St. John’s Seniors, Road To NCAA Tournament Has Been Long And Perilous

This season has been an emotional roller coaster for St. John’s, with the lows keeping the highs in check. Yet, somehow the Red Storm find themselves back in the tournament for the first time since 2010-11.

03/17/2015

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin, second from right, huddles with his players during the second half of their Big East Tournament quarterfinal game against Providence on March 12, 2015, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

St. John’s Lavin Admits ‘I’m A Poor Conference Tournament Coach’

Speaking to reporters on Thursday following yet another early exit from the Big East Tournament, St. John’s head coach surprised many by admitting he’s not at his best when his team needs him to be.

03/13/2015

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

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

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