college basketball

Walk-on is only St. John’s men’s basketball player from Queens
Walk-on is only St. John’s men’s basketball player from Queens
News Liam La Guerre 10/24/2013 at 12:01PM

At the annual St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball media day event on Thursday, October 10, junior forward Khadim Ndiaye sat peacefully, watching. He observed his teammates as they were being interviewed one on one or sometimes by a horde of reporters. Then he swiftly pulled out a glasses case and put on a pair [...]

St. John’s women’s basketball team looks to continue dynasty
St. John’s women’s basketball team looks to continue dynasty
News Liam La Guerre 10/16/2013 at 3:18PM

The St. John’s University women’s basketball team has big shoes to fill. With last year’s departure of seniors Nadirah McKenith and Shenneika Smith to the WNBA — the first female Red Storm players ever drafted to the league — the team has some gaping holes. Smith and McKenith were the key players of the greatest [...]

St. John’s basketball loses forward Amir Garrett
St. John’s basketball loses forward Amir Garrett
News Queens Courier Staff 4/11/2013 at 1:56PM

BY JON PEREZ St. John’s sophomore Amir Garrett announced his intent to transfer from the men’s basketball program over Twitter on April 2. “After a long thought process of speaking with my family, I will be leaving the St. John’s Basketball Program,” Garrett said. “It was a well thought-out decision that didn’t just pop out [...]

‘The new’ Big East
News Queens Courier Staff 3/27/2013 at 9:51AM

BY CRAIG GIAMMONA If the 2013 Big East tournament was a funeral for what had been one of the nation’s best college basketball conferences, then a Wednesday, March 20 press conference announcing a 12-year television deal between Fox Sports and the new Big East could be called a rebirth. St. John’s and the other so-called [...]

St. John’s women’s basketball team falls short in NCAA tournament
St. John’s women’s basketball team falls short in NCAA tournament
Sports Queens Courier Staff 3/25/2013 at 5:50PM

BY LIAM LAGUERRE With the odds were against the St. John’s women’s basketball team this season, they were normally able to overcome. The season began under a rookie head coach, had a slow start and lost a starter from an early injury, but the Red Storm battled its way into the NCAA tournament for the [...]

St. John’s basketball player suspended for rest of season, including playoffs
St. John’s basketball player suspended for rest of season, including playoffs
News Terence M. Cullen 3/06/2013 at 9:49AM

As they faced a home stretch with three games left in the season, the Big East Tournament and prospects of making the NCAA tournament, shutting down the lead scorer and team captain might not have been expected. But St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin announced Friday, March 1 he was suspending guard D’Angelo Harrison for [...]

St. John’s basketball focuses on NCAA Tournament
St. John’s basketball focuses on NCAA Tournament
News Terence M. Cullen 2/28/2013 at 3:38PM

It was mid-October when guard D’Angelo Harrison sat in the corner of the media workroom at Carnessecca Arena. The Red Storm had just ceremoniously kicked off its forthcoming season and was less than a month away from its first game, a November 13 matchup against Detroit. It was the only thing Harrison said he and [...]

St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
Sports Terence M. Cullen 10/15/2012 at 6:00PM

A St. John’s athletic communications staffer entered the media room of Carnesecca Arena to face a gaggle of reporters following the men’s basketball team’s October 12 Tip-Off. He asked the pool which of the “veterans” the reporters would like to speak with. Instinctively, they called out “D’Angelo [Harrison]” and “Amir [Garrett]” and then everyone seemed [...]

Moe Harkless named Big East Rookie of the Week
Moe Harkless named Big East Rookie of the Week
News Billy Rennison 2/27/2012 at 12:10PM

St. John’s freshmen continue to rack up accolades as Moe Harkless was named the Big East’s Rookie of the Week, the conference announced. This is Harkless’ second Rookie of the Week honor and the third time a Red Storm player has taken home the award this year. The Queens native averaged 18 points per game [...]