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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

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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

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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

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

AP: Catholic 7 Get ‘Big East’ Name, Football Schools Keep $100M In Split

The basketball schools will receive $10 million, the Big East name and the right to play their conference tournament at Madison Square Garden.

03/05/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Ole Miss’ Chances & Other Notes

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns SAINT LOUIS AT BUTLER Just how good are the Billikens? Good enough to advance to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Saint Louis has a group of tough […]

02/22/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops & Other Notes

The battle between two of the top three teams in the country could wind up being the best game we’ve seen all season.

02/01/2013

Former Red Storm star Moe Harkless, #21 Orlando Magic (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former St. John’s Standout Moe Harkless Struggles To Define His Role In NBA

Moe Harkless is used to winning games in New York City — but that wasn’t the case Monday night.

01/29/2013

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Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into A Busy Wednesday Night In College Hoops

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns 1. IS MIAMI REALLY A LEGITIMATE CONTENDER IN THE ACC? We’ll find out after they play Duke. The Hurricanes have been brilliant defensively this season and even though they’re […]

01/23/2013

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Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into Wednesday Night In College Hoops

A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.

01/09/2013

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