Tag Archive | Carnesecca Arena

Borough Boxing Official Results as Fists Fly at St. John’s University

With the opening bell, and the first punch thrown, professional boxing officially made its emphatic debut at Carnesecca Arena at St. John’s University Saturday night at “Borough Boxing.” The main event saw DANNY “EL GALLO” GONZALEZ (now 20-4-1 7KO’s) go to war with PAULO GALDINO (now 12-5 8KO’s) in the welterweight main event. Gonzalez, stepped on the gas early, […]

St. John’s Guard Leilani Correa Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Leilani Correa has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the fourth time this season, the league announced on Monday. Correa averaged 16.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in a 2-0 week for the Red Storm. She posted a game-high 21 points and five assists in Wednesday’s win at Butler before continuing […]

St. John’s University Releases Schedule and about to Unveil Lou Carnesecca Statue

The St. John’s Athletics Department had two big announcements for their followers recently. First up the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team released their non-conference schedule on Wednesday, which features December home matchups against Kansas and Pittsburgh. Entering his third year at the helm of the Red Storm, the reigning BIG EAST Coach of the Year […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball to Face Indiana in 2021 Gavitt Tipoff Games

Two of the top-10 winningest programs in college basketball history will face off in this year’s Gavitt Games when St. John’s travels to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall for a contest with the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday, Nov. 17.  Game time and the television network assignment will be announced at a later date. St. John’s and […]

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 Adds Stef Smith as a Graduate Transfer

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball program announced on Monday the addition of former Vermont star Stef Smith as a graduate transfer for the 2021-22 season. Smith, a two-time all-league selection who won four America East Regular Season Championships in as many seasons with the Catamounts, will utilize the universal extra year of eligibility granted by […]

BIG EAST Conference honors St. John’s Players for fine Performances

A day after earning spots on All-BIG EAST teams, Posh Alexander and Julian Champagnie garnered additional recognition from the league on Monday, as Alexander shared BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors and Champagnie also shared Most Improved Player honors. Alexander shares his award with University of Connecticut’s Isaiah Whaley while Champagnie’s accolade is split with Xavier’s Zach […]