St. John’s

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

Metta World Peace (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Knicks Reportedly Emerging As Front-Runners To Sign World Peace

The Knicks, who are stationed in Las Vegas for summer-league play, have expressed interest in the 33-year-old and are reportedly working to set up a meeting between the two parties.

07/15/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lakers Opt To Waive World Peace; Could He Become A Knick?

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially amnestied forward Metta World Peace, creating the possibility that the Queens native will come back home to play for the New York Knicks.

07/12/2013

Steve Lavin

Rothstein: Lavin, St. John’s Looking To Take Next Step

Speaking on Thursday night in Midtown, Steve Lavin went into detail about why he feels next season is the time when his basketball team will accelerate things to another level.

05/10/2013

Head coach Dan Hurley of the Rhode Island Rams. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Rothstein: 5 Teams That Will Rise During The 2013-14 College Basketball Season

Can a team go 8-21 one year and compete for an Atlantic 10 title the next? Absolutely. We’re talking about Rhode Island.

04/23/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rothstein: Jordan’s Massive Job At Rutgers And 4 More Quick Hits On College Basketball

Jordan’s quest to make his alma mater relevant nationally was going to be an arduous task regardless, but now with recent player defections, the Scarlet Knights will have to work just to put together a roster for next season.

04/19/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

Steve Lavin

Riding The Storm: Lavin High On St. John’s After Personal Struggles, Hoops Upheaval

Steve Lavin has only been at the helm of St. John’s basketball for three seasons, but each year of his New York tenure has been marked by dramatic highs and lows that don’t appear to be stopping anytime soon.

03/15/2013

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Big East Announces Agreement In Football-Basketball Split

In a statement, Big East commissioner Mike Aresco said the sides “worked through a number of complex issues in an orderly, comprehensive and amicable manner marked by mutual respect.”

03/08/2013

Steve Lavin

Punches Thrown In St. John’s 66-40 Loss To Notre Dame

The Fighting Irish guards got more aggressive in the second half, penetrating against the Red Storm defense to get their teammates going. It worked. And then some.

03/06/2013

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