St. John’s Red Storm
Ashton Gibbs shook off a recent slump to score 19 points in his final home game as Pittsburgh snapped a five-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
On Saturday, they held No. 20 Notre Dame to its worst game of the season from beyond the arc and it meant a 61-58 victory, their first of the season in 11 games against a ranked team.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 23 points and Amir Garrett added a season-high 18 to lead St. John’s to a 79-72 victory over DePaul on Monday night. It was the Red Storm’s second straight win after losing four in a row.
Jordan Theodore scored 16 points and dished out 10 assists to lead Seton Hall in a 94-64 rout of St. John’s on Tuesday night.
No one predicted it in October — but on February 14, Seton Hall has a legitimate chance to go where they haven’t been since 2006 — the NCAA Tournament.
Freshman forward Greg Whittington scored a career-high 12 points, and No. 12 Georgetown hit clutch 3-pointers down the stretch Sunday in a 71-61 win over St. John’s.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 14 points in the opening 5 minutes of the second half and Cincinnati went on to a 76-54 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
The most storied rivalry in the sport takes center stage as the Blue Devils try and bounce back from Sunday’s loss to Miami.
The Orange rallied behind the return of the 7-foot Melo, taking a 41-27 halftime lead and blowing it open by starting the second half on a 16-3 run in front of a sellout crowd of 19,979 at Madison Square Garden
The return of Orange center Fab Melo ensures that Madison Square Garden will be a pro-Syracuse crowd, like usual.
DePaul learned the hard way Wednesday night just how dangerous St. John’s freshman guard D’Angelo Harrison becomes when he gets hot behind the 3-point line.
The Blue Devils blew most of a 22-point lead in the second half before holding on to beat St. John’s 83-76 on Saturday in a lackluster performance that their Hall of Fame coach compared to an AAU game.
Victor Rudd, a 6-foot-8 transfer from Arizona State, scored all of his 24 points in the second half, heeding the advice of teammates to remain aggressive and leading South Florida to a 64-49 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
Red Storm coach Steve Lavin said Tuesday that Branch has enrolled at St. John’s and that after sitting one season per NCAA transfer rules will have 3½ seasons of eligibility.
Moe Harkless was destined to be one of the better first year performers in the Big East and after watching him through 17 games it’s clear that he’s not just one of the elite players in his class — he’s one of the elite players in the entire conference.