St. John’s Red Storm
St. John’s split with basketball coach Steve Lavin on Friday after five seasons, announcing the decision a week following the Red Storm’s loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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.
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.
St. John’s has suspended junior center Chris Obekpa for two weeks for a violation of team rules. And it couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Red Storm.
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.
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.
With St. John’s looking more and more like it will make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010-11, it’s time to look back on some of the great players who have called Jamaica, Queens, home over the last 70 years.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
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.
His first chance to become the first men’s coach in Division I history to reach four figures comes Sunday against St. John’s in Madison Square Garden.
The No. 19 Pirates (12-2, 2-0) are the highest of the new arrivals after upsetting then-unbeaten Villanova over the weekend.
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.
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.
Polee was alert and responsive at a hospital and was scheduled to begin a battery of tests on Tuesday, San Diego State coach Steve Fisher said.
The Red Storm got a scare last week, but it ended up benefiting them in a big way.