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Prescription Drugs (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

St. John’s Students Fight Prescription Drug Abuse With Pill Disposal Event

Hundreds of prescription medications have been removed from cabinets as people brought their unused pills to St. John’s university.

04/26/2014

JaKarr Sampson #14 of the St. John's Red Storm dunks against the Marquette Golden Eagles at Madison Square Garden on February 1, 2014. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

JaKarr Sampson Leaving St. John’s For NBA Draft

Red Storm coach Steve Lavin said Monday that the 6-foot-9 Sampson has not hired an agent but is in the process. The early entry deadline is April 27.

03/25/2014

St. John’s Jamal Branch reacts after the Red Storm lost to Providence during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

St. John’s Comes Up Short Against Robert Morris, 89-78

Karvel Anderson scored 38 points and Lucky Jones added 25 to help the Colonials beat St. John’s 89-79 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

03/18/2014

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays receives congratulations from his father, head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Despite Major Shakeup, Big East Tournament Tickets Remains Among Most Expensive

The Big East is as good as ever, particularly after adding a Creighton team that features likely NCAA Player of the Year Doug McDermott.

03/12/2014

St. John's takes on Villanova during the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Realigned Big East Hoping For Same Old Buzz At Conference Tourney

This week we find out if the new-look league can drum up the interest of the “old” Big East. The tournament starts Wednesday with first-round games between Seton Hall and Butler and Georgetown and DePaul.

03/12/2014

Michael Alvarado #31 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket past Javon McCrea #12 of the Buffalo Bulls. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan Jaspers Basketball: New York City’s Team

Syracuse University advertises itself as “New York’s College Team.” St. John’s boasts, “We Are New York’s Team.” If we’re talking about New York City, Manhattan College may have the best case.

03/10/2014

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 Holds On To Beat Marquette, 91-90, In Double Overtime

D’Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and hit a clutch 3 in double overtime, Marquette’s Derrick Wilson missed a jumper with 1 second left and St. John’s held on for a 91-90-win Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

03/08/2014

St. John's v Gonzaga

St. John’s Falls To No. 9 Villanova 57-54

Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Ryan Arcidiacono had 12 and No. 9 Villanova beat St. John’s 57-54 on Saturday.

02/22/2014

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 Beats Butler 77-52 At MSG For 6th Consecutive Victory

JaKarr Sampson scored a career-high 23 points and St. John’s pulled away from Butler in the second half for its sixth consecutive victory, 77-52, at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night.

02/19/2014

Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

St. John’s Boosts Case For Tourney With 82-60 Win Over Georgetown

The Red Storm, who dropped the first five games on their Big East slate, have now won seven of their last eight in the conference, and eight of nine overall, to put themselves squarely in the NCAA Tournament picture.

02/17/2014

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 Upsets No. 12 Creighton 70-65

The St. John’s Red Storm found a way to keep Creighton’s Doug McDermott from beating them a second time this season – they didn’t let him shoot for the final 8:40.

02/10/2014

FILE-- St. John's JaKarr Sampson (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

St. John’s Earns First Big East Victory Of Season

JaKarr Sampson, Orlando Sanchez and D’Angelo Harrison each scored 16 points as the Red Storm escaped with a 77-76 victory over Seton Hall on Thursday night.

01/23/2014

Steve Lavin (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Providence Beats St. John’s 84-83 in Double-OT Thriller

Bryce Cotton made the biggest defensive play of the game and then the biggest offensive play. What would you expect from a guy who played 50 minutes and nearly had a triple-double?

01/17/2014

Jeronne Maymon (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Maymon On The Mend & More

Tennessee forward Jeronne Maymon told reporters this week that he’ll be 100 percent by the time games start in November. Maymon didn’t play last season due to a knee injury, but should instantly become one of the better big men in the SEC.

08/30/2013

Steve Lavin

Rothstein: Steve Lavin Targeting Saint Louis’ Whitesell

Steve Lavin is targeting Saint Louis associate head coach Jim Whitesell to fill the vacant position on the St. John’s staff, multiple sources confirmed on Wednesday.

07/31/2013

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