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St. John’s men’s basketball makes promise at annual Tip-Off
St. John’s men’s basketball makes promise at annual Tip-Off
Sports Liam La Guerre 10/26/2013 at 1:35PM

“Let’s get it in.” The St. John’s University men’s basketball team embraced this phrase as their season motto at the Red Storm Tip-Off Friday. Men’s basketball head coach Steve Lavin said it first, declaring that this year they are expecting to do something “special.” “This year the goal is to get it in,” Lavin said [...]

Johnnies take season opener
Sports Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 11:19AM

Celebrating head coach Steve Lavin’s return to the sideline, St. John’s opened the season with a block party. In his collegiate debut, freshman Chris Obekpa broke the school record with eight blocks, leading the Johnnies to a 77-74 win in their season opener against Detroit on Tuesday, November 13. “I just kept playing like the [...]