Tag Archive | Men’s Basketball

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 […]

1495Sports TV Flashback Series: Interview with Sacramento Kings Star Jason Thompson

Fans we realize that everyone is looking for some form of amusement, entertainment and hope during these times of social distress. We here at 1495Sports wanted to provide such entertainment and hope by featuring some of our previous feature interviews from the world of sports for you all to check out. So now on 1495Sports […]

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 […]

Hofstra Downs Drexel 61-43 in the CAA Quarterfinals

Senior Eli Pemberton had 19 points (15 in second half) and a career-high tying 12 rebounds and the Hofstra men’s basketball team dominated in the second half en route to a 61-43 victory over Drexel in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Hercules Tires Men’s CAA Basketball Championship at the Entertainment and Sports Arena on Sunday […]

St. John’s Wins MSG Thriller over Marquette, 88-86

After watching his team’s 21-point lead dwindle down to two in the final minute, Julian Champagnie came up with some late-game heroics for the Red Storm on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, sealing an 88-86 win over Marquette to close out the regular season. The freshman from Brooklyn scored the team’s final field goal of […]

St. John’s Squares Off with Marquette on Saturday at MSG

The St. John’s men’s basketball team will look to end the 2019-20 regular season with its second straight home win when it welcomes Marquette to Madison Square Garden for a Saturday Matinee. Tip-off is set for 12 p.m. and will be broadcast live nationally on FSN with Brian Custer and Len Elmore on the call. […]

St. John’s Welcomes No. 10/11 Creighton to Carnesecca Arena on Sunday

The St. John’s men’s basketball team will play its final game in Queens this season on Sunday afternoon when it welcomes No. 10/11 Creighton to Carnesecca Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. on FS1 and 970 AM WNYM. Brian Custer and Len Elmore will have the television call while John Minko and Brandon Tierney […]