Tag Archive | Nick Rutherford

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 […]

Late Xavier Run Sinks St. John’s, 77-74

Leading by five with less than two minutes to go, St. John’s saw Xavier score the game’s final eight points, as the Musketeers escaped with a 77-74 victory at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. With the loss, St. John’s falls to 14-12 on the year, including a 3-10 mark in BIG EAST play. Xavier […]

No. 21/22 Creighton Pulls Away from St. John’s, 94-82

The St. John’s men’s basketball recorded its highest scoring total of BIG EAST play on Saturday evening, but it was no match for the offensive onslaught of Creighton, as the No. 21/22 Bluejays pulled away for a 94-82 victory at CHI Health Center Omaha. The Red Storm (13-11, 2-9 BIG EAST) pulled within two points […]

St. John’s Falls on the Road at Marquette, 82-68

The St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped the first leg of a two-game Midwest swing on Tuesday, falling to Marquette, 82-68, at Fiserv Forum. The Red Storm (12-8, 1-6 BIG EAST) trailed by two with eight minutes to go before Marquette (14-5, 4-3 BIG EAST) unleashed a 15-5 run in the closing minutes. Mustapha Heron […]

St. John’s Starts BIG EAST Road Swing at Xavier on Sunday

After erasing a 23-point deficit in a narrow loss to No. 11/10 Butler on New Year’s Eve to begin conference play, the St. John’s men’s basketball team will kick off its first true road swing of the year on Sunday when it takes on Xavier in Cincinnati. Tip-off from Cintas Center is scheduled for 4:30 […]

St. John’s Comeback Effort Falls Short against No. 11/10 Butler, 60-58

Trailing No. 11/10 Butler by as many as 23 in the second half, the St. John’s men’s basketball team put forth a tenacious comeback effort to reclaim the lead in the closing minutes. The Bulldogs, however, held the Johnnies scoreless over the final 3:08 and scored the game’s last seven points to escape Carnesecca Arena […]

St. John’s Holds Off No. 16/17 Arizona, 70-67

After watching its 15-point lead evaporate and falling behind for the first time with just over a minute to play, the St. John’s men’s basketball team dug deep and came up with a winning effort against No. 16/17 Arizona to pick up its first ranked victory of the season, 70-67, on Saturday night at Chase […]