Tag Archive | Lawrence Mass

St. John’s Men’s Basketball: Champagnie, Figueroa Take Home All-Met Honors

The St. John’s men’s basketball team saw two of its student-athletes earn recognition from the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday morning, as Julian Champagnie was named the All-Met Rookie of the Year and LJ Figueroa found a place on the All-Met Third Team. Champagnie becomes the 13th player in St. John’s history and the […]

LJ Figueroa Announces Intent to Enter NBA Draft

St. John’s junior wing LJ Figueroa announced Saturday his intention to submit his name for consideration in the 2020 NBA Draft. The Lawrence, Mass., native will not hire an agent in order to preserve the option to return to Queens for his final season of eligibility after completing an evaluation process with league executives. “These […]

Historic Run Lifts St. John’s Past Georgetown, 75-62

The shots weren’t falling, the Hoyas couldn’t seem to miss and the Johnnies trailed by as many as 15 in the second half. All signs pointed towards an early BIG EAST Tournament exit for St. John’s. Somebody forgot to tell Marcellus Earlington. The sophomore forward scored 10 consecutive points on a 23-0 St. John’s run […]

MMA fighter Kastriot “Slaughterhouse” Xhema to make pro boxing debut Mar. 20 on “Fight Night In Framingham” card

Mixed-martial-arts fighter Kastriot “Slaughterhouse” Xhema, fighting out of Greenwich, Connecticut, will make his pro boxing debut against another MMA fighter, Brazil-native Saul “The Spider” Almeida (0-10-3, 20-11 in MMA), Friday night, March 20, on the “Fight Night In Framingham” card at Sheraton Framingham Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. The first pro boxing event ever in Framingham, […]

St. John’s and No. 8/10 Villanova to Clash at MSG

After securing its first true road victory of the season on Saturday at DePaul, the St. John’s men’s basketball team will kick off a two-game homestand when it welcomes No. 8/10 Villanova to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. on FS1 with Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery on the call […]

Figueroa Earns BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Spot

Following a career-best effort that propelled the Red Storm to its first true road victory of the season, LJ Figueroa has earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Figueroa received his second honor roll nod of the season after averaging 20.5 points […]

Red Storm Takes Down DePaul, 79-66, on the Road

Behind the squad’s best three-point shooting performance of the campaign, the St. John’s men’s basketball team completed a regular season sweep of DePaul, 79-66, on Saturday at Wintrust Arena. The Red Storm (13-8, 2-6 BIG EAST) connected on a season-best 13 3-pointers and shot 40.6 percent from beyond the arc, the team’s highest success rate […]