St. John’s basketball

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

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

St. John’s Thinking NIT Bid Following Loss To Villanova In Big East Tournament

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.

03/13/2013

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

St. John’s Gives Away Big Lead, But Recovers In Time To Finish Off UConn

JaKarr Sampson had 18 points to lead St. John’s to a 71-65 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Red Storm’s sixth win in seven games.

02/06/2013

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Young St. John’s Growing Up In A Hurry, Extends Win Streak To 5

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.

01/30/2013

Former Red Storm star Moe Harkless, #21 Orlando Magic (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former St. John’s Standout Moe Harkless Struggles To Define His Role In NBA

Moe Harkless is used to winning games in New York City — but that wasn’t the case Monday night.

01/29/2013

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

St. John’s Rides Sampson And Harrison, Gets Revenge On Rutgers

Freshman JaKarr Sampson had 21 points and seven rebounds and St. John’s won its third straight with a 72-60 victory over Rutgers Wednesday night.

01/23/2013

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

St. John’s Bounces Back From Rough Stretch To Upset No. 20 Notre Dame

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.

01/15/2013

D'Angelo Harrison (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

St. John’s Blows Repeated Chances Late, Falls To Rutgers By 2

Myles Mack scored 13 points, including making two free throws with 32 seconds to play, and Rutgers beat St. John’s 58-56 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

01/09/2013

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