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By Edward Kim On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

St. John’s Basketball In Midst Of A Culture Change

(Chris Humphreys-US Presswire) St. John’s Men’s Basketball head coach, Steve Lavin, has placed his emphasis on the recruiting class of 2015.  Most fans including myself have not been thrilled with that More...

By Edward Kim On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

St. John’s Players With Outside Shot of Being Drafted in 2014 NBA Draft

(Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images) The NBA draft is about to go down and the New York Knicks and Phil Jackson are trying to claim the back pages of the local newspapers but what has St. John’s been up to? JaKarr More...

By Edward Kim On Monday, April 21st, 2014

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 Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

JaKarr Sampson Taking a Leap of Faith

St. John’s 6 foot 9 inch, 214 lbs. sophomore forward JaKarr Sampson announced Monday evening that he would be declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft.  He played in 66 games over 2 seasons at St. John’s, ending his 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...

By Edward Kim On Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Rollercoaster Game Goes To St. John’s 91-90 in Double-Overtime

I’m exhausted after watching St. John’s take on Marquette in Milwaukee.  St. John’s would pull out the double overtime win over Marquette 91-90.  With the win St. John’s improves to 20-11, 10-8 and keeps More...

Harrison's frustration with the referees and their lack of calls. 
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By Edward Kim On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

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

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

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 Guest On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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...