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Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
News Terence M. Cullen 6/28/2012 at 9:05PM

After more than three months of waiting and debating, Moe Harkless is in the NBA. The 6-foot-8 small forward who spent only one year playing at St. John’s was selected 15th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers – becoming the first Red Storm player in 12 years to be a first-round pick. The Jamaica, Queens native [...]

Queens native and St. John’s freshman Moe Harkless declares for NBA Draft
Queens native and St. John’s freshman Moe Harkless declares for NBA Draft
News Billy Rennison 3/19/2012 at 4:41PM

After an award-winning freshman season, Moe Harkless has decided to test the waters of the NBA draft. The Queens native announced his decision on Monday, March 19 at Madison Square Garden alongside his mother Rosa and Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin. “It has been my lifelong dream to play in the NBA, and I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Harkless wins Big East Rookie of the Week
Harkless wins Big East Rookie of the Week
News Billy Rennison 2/01/2012 at 6:09PM

Following last week’s win over West Virginia, St. John’s assistant coach Mike Dunlap remarked that freshman Moe Harkless deserved more acknowledgement, “but Moe is a great player and he is going to get his recognition.” Dunlap was right. Harkless was named Big East Rookie of the Week after collecting his seventh and eighth double-doubles of [...]

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 in overtime to Villanova, 79-76
News Billy Rennison 1/21/2012 at 8:33PM

With the clock winding down in overtime and St. John’s down three to Villanova, the number one option on the potential game-tying play – Moe Harkless – could only stand and watch. Fans that braved the cold were rewarded with a heated Big East battle that came down to the buzzer with the Johnnies falling [...]

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 [...]

Maurice Harkless named to Big East’s Honor Roll
Maurice Harkless named to Big East’s Honor Roll
Sports Steve Mosco 1/03/2012 at 4:22PM

One of the borough’s top hoops stars is continuing his athletic success under the bright lights of college basketball. Maurice Harkless, a former star forward at Forest Hills High School, was named to the Big East Conference’s Weekly Honor Roll on January 2 for his high-flying efforts in St. John’s games against Providence and Connecticut. [...]