Tag Archive | Basketball

St. John’s and Steve Lavin Mutually Agree to Part Ways

St. John’s Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced Friday that Steve Lavin and the University have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons leading the men’s basketball program. A national search for his successor is underway. “Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men’s basketball program and represented St. John’s in a positive way,” said Monasch. “We appreciate […]

Hofstra MBB: Green And Tanksley Named To NABC All-District Teams

Hofstra University junior guard Juan’ya Green was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 10 First Team and junior forward Ameen Tanksley picked up second team accolades, it was announced on Friday morning. These honors come on the heels of the duo leading the Pride to a 20-win campaign in 2014-15 and a […]

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Basketball Staff

The New York Liberty announced on Thursday that the team has named  Herb Williams and Katie Smith assistant coaches, and Teresa Weatherspoon director of player development. Per team policy, terms of the deals will not be disclosed. “In her first season, Katie showed that she has the leadership and communication skills required to be an excellent coach, and I expect her […]

St. John’s WBB to Face Villanova in WNIT Round of 16

Following wins over Army and Fordham in the first two rounds of the WNIT, the Red Storm will face a familiar opponent in the Round of 16, traveling to The City of Brotherly Love for a tilt with BIG EAST foe Villanova at The Pavilion on Thursday.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the […]

St. John’s WBB to Host Fordham in WNIT Second Round

Following a thrilling 64-56 victory over Army in the First Round of the WNIT on Thursday evening, the St. John’s Red Storm has drawn local foe Fordham in the Second Round of the bracket, playing host to the Rams at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena.  The game will be broadcast nationally on […]

Mason Plumlee Inspires in latest Get the Ball Rolling Program

Brooklyn Nets Center Mason Plumlee helped to inspire 45 kids from the New York Police Athletic League Armory Center via the Get The Ball Rolling Clinic that was held at the Barclays Center on Thursday. Sponsored by Coca-Cola the Get the Ball Rolling initiative promotes living an active and healthy lifestyle. Plumlee, who has had […]

St John’s WBB Grinds Out First Round WNIT Victory over Army

It wasn’t easy but postseason never is, in the end the  St John’s Women’s Basketball team (22-10) was able to grind out a 64-56 victory over Army in the First Round of the WNIT on Thursday. With three players in double-figure scoring, the Red Storm had to survive a late Second Half scare by what […]

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