College Basketball

St. John’s University star Julian Champagnie Accepts Invitation to NBA Combine

Following an outstanding sophomore season for the St. John’s University Men’s Basketball team, Julian Champagnie has accepted an invitation to participate in the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine, which is set to begin on June 21 in Chicago.  At the combine, players will interview with NBA teams and participate in five-on-five games.  Prospects will also undergo shooting, […]

St. John’s University Extends Contract of Mike Anderson

After leading the Red Storm to its best finish in BIG EAST play in more than half a decade, Head Coach Mike Anderson has received a contract extension from St. John’s University that will keep the 2021 BIG EAST Coach of the Year in New York through at least the 2026-27 season.  “We are excited to have […]

Hofstra University adds Tom Parrotta to Coaching Staff

A veteran of the coaching industry and one very familiar to the Hofstra community, Tom Parrotta was named an assistant coach with the Pride today, it was announced by Head Coach Speedy Claxton.  “I’ve known Coach Parrotta for a long time now and I’m thrilled to bring him back home to Hempstead, commented Claxton. “His ties […]

St. John’s University Women’s Basketball Signs Idan Shlush

St. John’s Women’s Basketball head coach Joe Tartamella announced the signing of Gedera, Israel, native Idan Shlush to the Red Storm roster for the 2021-22 campaign. Shlush brings a high level of international experience to the St. John’s roster, as she plays for one of the top female basketball academies in Israel, the Wingate Basketball Academy. Shlush is also […]

Tartamella Announces St. John’s Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff Hires

St. John’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach Joe Tartamella announced the hiring of Bill Ferrara as Associate Head Coach and Candice Walker as Recruiting Coordinator and Assistant Coach. Ferrara, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., joins the Johnnies following four seasons as an assistant coach at The University of New Mexico. During his tenure with the Lobos, Ferrara helped lead the squad to […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball stars Alexander, Champagnie Garner All-Met Honors

 After leading the Red Storm to its first winning BIG EAST record in more than half a decade, St. John’s standouts Posh Alexander and Julian Champagnie have been recognized by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association for their efforts.  Alexander was named the All-Met Rookie of the Year while both he and Champagnie earned spots on the All-Met First Team. […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Signs Montez Mathis

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team has added another talent in Rutgers transfer Montez Mathis, Head Coach Mike Anderson announced recently. Mathis, a Baltimore native, played in 90 games and made 67 starts during a three-year career at Rutgers and will have two years of collegiate eligibility remaining.  He helped lead the Scarlet Knights to an overall record […]