Red Storm Out Of NCAA Tournament

The Selection Committee decided that St. John’s was not good enough for the NCAA tournament. Providence sent the Johnnies to the National Invitational Tournament, beating them 79-74 in the Big East quarterfinal last Thursday at Madison Square Garden. “What I shared with the team is that at this stage, things are in the Selection Committee’s […]

Red Storm On Bubble For NCAA Tourney Bid

The Red Storm took one more step towards a 20-win season and a tournament bid with a 72-64 victory over DePaul at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. St. John’s is on the bubble, and experts are weighing in on the Johnnies’ chances of making the tournament. Still, that is not the focus of the players. […]

Lavin Hits 200 Wins

Steve Lavin often speaks of coaching icons he respects. There is St. John’s legend Lou Carnesecca. And his current assistant Gene Keady, who Lavin calls “Mr. Miyagi.” D’Angelo Harrison’s three-pointer with a little over two minutes remaining, gave St. John’s a 65-63 lead, that they would keep, in what Creighton head coach Greg McDermott called […]

Red Storm Look To Second Half

In early November, just days before the start of the season, Red Storm Head Coach Steve Lavin said “this is a team, by mid-January, early February, I expect to be clicking and hitting on all cylinders.” The offense arrived as an early holiday present for Lavin, with a 96-87 win over Youngstown State last Saturday. […]

Red Storm Comback Falls Short Vs. Syracuse

St. John’s and Syracuse both claim to be “New York’s Team,” which can happen when two of the NCAA’s all-time winningest teams fight over City bragging rights. “You have two programs with great history and tradition,” said St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin, after his team’s 68-63 loss on Sunday. Despite the loss, Levin stressed […]