St. John’s Red Storm
Metta World Peace’s renowned tenacity is exactly what the Knicks needed to add to their defensively-inept roster.
The Johnnies are out of the NIT in the second round after losing to Virginia 68-50.
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.
D’Angelo Harrison, the third-leading scorer in the Big East Conference, was suspended Friday by St. John’s for the rest of the season.
D’Angelo Harrison of the Red Storm, the Big East’s No. 3 scorer with an 18.3 average, who finished with six points on 1-of-12 shooting.
James Southerland scored 13 points in his first appearance in seven games, C.J. Fair had 17 points and nine rebounds and No. 9 Syracuse beat St. John’s 77-58 on Sunday.
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.
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.
St. John’s won its fourth straight game, 71-67 over Seton Hall on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
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.
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.
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.
Jeremy Atkinson scored a career-high 31 points, 13 in UNC Asheville’s game-turning 23-4 run, and pulled down nine rebounds in the Bulldogs’ 72-65 victory over St. John’s on Friday night.
Seven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead St. John’s to a 57-49 comeback victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday.