college basketball

Malik Stith leaves St. John’s basketball program
Sports Billy Rennison 2/09/2012 at 10:58AM

St. John’s already thin rotation is down another man, as the team’s only returning player — Malik Stith — decided to leave the program. Stith’s departure leaves the Johnnies with six first-year players in the rotation — five freshmen and a junior college transfer. Citing personal reasons, Stith chose to step aside as a member [...]

St. John’s trounced by Syracuse 95-70
News Billy Rennison 2/04/2012 at 5:34PM

St. John’s-Syracuse games at MadisonSquareGarden often have a buzz as both squads’ lay claim to being New York’s team. This day though belonged to second-ranked Syracuse as the Orange (23-1, 10-1 Big East) trounced the Red Storm (10-13, 4-7) 95-70.  Throughout the game – especially in the second half – the sold-out Garden sounded more [...]

St.John’s ends skid, beats West Virginia 78-62
News Billy Rennison 1/26/2012 at 12:11AM

The youth movement – which had been in effect all season for St. John’s– might now need a nickname. Playing possibly their most complete game of the season, St. John’s (9-11, 3-6 Big East) defeated West Virginia (15-6, 5-3), 78-62. Halfway through the Big East schedule, the young team –St. John’s starting lineup consisted of [...]

St. John’s falls to #11 Georgetown at MSG
News Billy Rennison 1/15/2012 at 8:03PM

After jumping out to an early 13-5 lead, St. John’s struggled to find an offensive groove and fell to the 11th ranked Georgetown Hoyas 69-49. The Johnnies (8-9, 2-4 Big East) scored just six points over the last 12 minutes of the first half after their quick start allowing the Hoyas a chance to get [...]

D’Angelo Harrison named Big East Rookie of the Week
Sports Billy Rennison 1/09/2012 at 1:44PM

After averaging more than 20 points and seven rebounds, St. John’s freshman phenom D’Angelo Harrison was named the Big East Rookie of the Week. The guard led the Red Storm (8-7, 3-2 Big East)  in scoring in both the team’s games last week — a loss at MSG to No. 11/10 Louisville and a win [...]

Steve Lavin updates his status
Sports Billy Rennison 1/06/2012 at 12:15PM

St. John’s Head Coach Steve Lavin updated the status of his return to the sideline during a Big East conference call by announcing there is no update. The timetable of Lavin’s return to the sideline has not changed and will continue to be dictated by the recuperation process and a full recovery, he said during [...]