Tag Archive | Lawrence

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 […]

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 […]

St. John’s Starts Midwest Swing at Marquette

The St. John’s men’s basketball game will look to snap a two-game slide when it begins a Midwest swing at Marquette on Tuesday night. The contest is set to tip at 9 p.m. ET on FS1 with Kevin Kugler and Tim Miles on the call from Fiserv Forum. The game can also be heard on […]

LJ Figueroa Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

After leading the Red Storm to an undefeated week with a win over No. 16/17 Arizona in San Francisco, LJ Figueroa has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor for the second straight week. Figueroa’s selection to the five-person honor roll came on the heels of a banner week for the conference. Beginning with […]