St. John’s Red Storm

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

D'Angelo Harrison #11 of the St. John's Red Storm puts the ball up to the basket against Jajuan Johnson #5 of the Marquette Golden Eagles during the game at Madison Square Garden on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Guard D’Angelo Harrison Wins Haggerty Award

St. John’s junior guard D’Angelo Harrison has won the Haggerty Award, presented to the top Division I player in the New York Metropolitan area.

04/22/2014

Chris Obekpa #12 of the St. John's Red Storm (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Shot-Blocker Chris Obekpa To Return To St. John’s

On April 3, St. John’s announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options. On Friday, the school announced Obekpa will return for the 2014-15 season.

04/18/2014

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

Chris Obekpa #12 of the St. John's Red Storm (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Too Close For Comfort: St. John’s Edges Seton Hall 68-67

Chris Obekpa sank a free throw with 2.1 seconds left to give St. John’s a 68-67 victory over Seton Hall on Thursday night.

02/14/2014

Steve Lavin (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Xavier Beats St. John’s, 70-60, In Big East Opener

Justin Martin led a 13-point run that opened the second half and swept Xavier to a 70-60 victory over St. John’s on Tuesday in the tip-off game for the reconfigured Big East.

12/31/2013

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

St. John’s Hangs On, Defeats Columbia 65-59 At Barclays Center

D’Angelo Harrison scored 15 points to lead St. John’s to a 65-59 victory over Columbia on Saturday at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center.

12/28/2013

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

St. John’s Beats Youngstown State, Harrison Breaks School 3-Point Record

D’Angelo Harrison broke St. John’s three-point record as the Red Storm won 96-87.

12/21/2013

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

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

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