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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 [...]

John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
News Terence M. Cullen 9/24/2012 at 2:02PM

In front of nearly 400 students, children and family members, St. John’s men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin stood in his trademark black pants and white sneakers. His focus wasn’t basketball, the upcoming season or the string of new Dribbles recruits he has ushered in. Instead, Lavin reminded the crowd that cancer, in one way or [...]

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 [...]