St. Johns University Basketball

St. John’s Men’s Basketball to Meet Iowa State in Big 12-BIG EAST Battle

 The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will travel to Ames, Iowa, to take on Iowa State in next season’s Big 12-BIG EAST Battle, it was announced on Thursday by the conference offices. The two teams will meet on Sunday, Dec. 4 inside Hilton Coliseum.  Tip-off time and a TV designation for the matchup have not […]

St. John’s Basketball Signs Mohamed Keita

 The St. John’s Men’s Basketball program announced the signing of incoming freshman Mohamed Keita, a 7-foot-1 center out of NBA Academy Africa and The Winchendon School. “Mohamed is an elite defensive prospect with great size and versatility,” said Head Coach Mike Anderson.  “He’s also a very coachable young man who also has a tremendous offensive upside and […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Tareq Coburn Named to D1-AAA ADA 2022 Scholar-Athlete Team

St. John’s guard Tareq Coburn earned national recognition on Wednesday for his excellence on the court and in the classroom. Coburn was one of only 12 men’s basketball student-athletes in the country named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association’s Scholar-Athlete Team. Coburn joined Creighton’s Ryan Hawkins as the only BIG EAST student-athletes to receive the prestigious […]

St. John’s Drops Heartbreaker to Villanova, 66-65, in BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Brandon Slater sank two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining to lift Villanova over St. John’s, 66-65, in the quarterfinal round of the BIG EAST Tournament on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The Red Storm (17-15) saw a 17-point lead slip away in the second half, but managed to retake the advantage with just […]

St. John’s Soars Past DePaul, 92-73, in BIG EAST Opener

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team erased an early 10-point deficit and never looked back against DePaul in the opening round of the BIG EAST Tournament, defeating the Blue Demons, 92-73, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. The Red Storm, which has advanced to the tournament’s quarterfinal round for the sixth consecutive season, will face […]

St. John’s Drops Regular Season Finale at Marquette, 85-77

The St. John’s men’s basketball team closed out its 2021-22 regular season with an 85-77 loss to Marquette on Saturday at Fiserv Forum. The Red Storm (16-14, 8-11 BIG EAST) entered the evening locked into the no. 7 seed for next week’s BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The Johnnies will face 10th-seeded DePaul […]

Julian Champagnie Named to All-BIG EAST First Team, Posh Alexander Earns Honorable Mention Nod

For the second consecutive season, Julian Champagnie has been named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, it was announced Sunday afternoon by the league office.  Champagnie was not the only St. John’s player to garner recognition from the conference’s coaches, as Posh Alexander earned Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST accolades.  Champagnie, who last season shared the conference’s Most Improved Player […]