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By Hannah Kirsch On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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With Experience On Their Side, St. John’s Men’s Basketball Enters Season With High Expectations

St. John’s University Senior Guard Jamal Branch. Roy Caratozzolo III As St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball prepares for their upcoming season, head coach Steve Lavin says he is eager for the start More...

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By Edward Kim On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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St. John’s Looks to be in Better Shape Than Once Expected

It has been a crazy few months for the St. John’s men’s basketball program. Let’s review: JaKarr Sampson declares for the NBA Draft (March 25th) Max Hooper requests and received a release to transfer (March More...

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By Edward Kim On Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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St. John’s Sophomore Chris Obekpa to Transfer

6’9, 240 pound Sophomore Chris Obepka has decided transfer from St. John’s. After spending two years with the Red Storm and being an integral part of the rotation he will be looking to finish out his two More...

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By Edward Kim On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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St. John’s Needs To Be Ready For Robert Morris In The NIT

St. John’s season continues into March.  D’Angelo Harrison said it best. “It’s disappointing of course to not be in the NCAA tournament, but we have to have short-term memory…we got the No. 1 seed so More...

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By Edward Kim On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Too Little Too Late For St. John’s Against Providence

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports No doubt this was the biggest game of the year based on magnitude and impact.  St. John’s had hustled to claw back into relevance and was tasting victory.  Although the Big East More...

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By Edward Kim On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Now or Never For St. John’s To Right The Ship Before Conference Tournament

(Nate Shron/Getty Images) It has been a difficult past few weeks for the St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball team.  The month of February started promisingly with a string of six straight Big East victories More...

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By Edward Kim On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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St. John’s Defeats DePaul, Keeping NCAA Hopes Alive

(Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News) St. John’s, in a must win game against the DePaul Blue Demons pulled out a victory, 72-64, behind 13 points and eight rebounds from Orlando Sanchez and five blocks and More...

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By Edward Kim On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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St. John’s Brings the Rain, but Not the Storm

The St. John’s Red Storm came out a bit slow, letting the #9/11 Villanova Wildcats get out to an 8-0 lead.   JayVaughn Pinkston (5 pts, 9 reb) seemed to be a thorn in the Johnnies’ side, as he assisted More...

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By Edward Kim On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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The Red Storm Has Arrived to Take on Villanova

Enough about trap games and continuing to build momentum…because St. John’s (18-9, 8-6) has arrived.  They put their 6 game winning streak on the line heading into their matchup against #9 Villanova (23-3, More...

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By Edward Kim On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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A Win And A Lose For St. John’s Hoops Tuesday Night

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News The Red Storm Leave Bulldogs Out In The Cold Good teams are able to win games even on nights where they are not playing their best.  St. John’s put this adage to the test More...

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By Edward Kim On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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St. John’s Men’s & Women’s Tuesday Night Basketball Previews

(Howard Simmons/New York Daily News) Men’s Basketball Preview:  Tuesday February 18 9:00 PM ET Butler @ St. John’s As St. John’s (17-9, 7-6) prepares on yet another snowy day to go up against the Butler Bulldogs More...

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By Guest On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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St. John’s Men’s Basketball: Ideas to Turn the Season Around

Guest post by Andy Lipton St. John’s Men’s Basketball: Ideas to Turn the Season Around Photo credit: Jim McIsaac After Looie, starting in 1992 it was Brian Mahoney, then Fran Fraschilla, followed by Mike Jarvis, More...