Tag Archive | St. John’s Men’s Basketball

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Tareq Coburn Named to D1-AAA ADA 2022 Scholar-Athlete Team

St. John’s guard Tareq Coburn earned national recognition on Wednesday for his excellence on the court and in the classroom. Coburn was one of only 12 men’s basketball student-athletes in the country named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association’s Scholar-Athlete Team. Coburn joined Creighton’s Ryan Hawkins as the only BIG EAST student-athletes to receive the prestigious […]

St. John’s Drops Heartbreaker to Villanova, 66-65, in BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Brandon Slater sank two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining to lift Villanova over St. John’s, 66-65, in the quarterfinal round of the BIG EAST Tournament on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The Red Storm (17-15) saw a 17-point lead slip away in the second half, but managed to retake the advantage with just […]

Tareq Coburn Signs with St. John’s

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball program announced Friday the signing of Queens native Tareq Coburn will join the roster for the upcoming 2021-22 season.  Coburn, a graduate of Cardozo High School, recently wrapped a three-year career at Hofstra in which he averaged nearly 11 points per game and helped the Pride to the 2020 CAA […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Signs Joel Soriano

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Anderson has announced the addition of Joel Soriano to the Red Storm’s roster for the 2021-22 campaign. Soriano, a 6-foot-11, 250-pound Yonkers product, comes to the Red Storm after spending two seasons at Fordham, where he established a reputation as one the most promising front-court talents in the region. Soriano has three […]

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 […]

St. John’s Statement on National Invitation Tournament

The St. John’s Athletic Department has informed the National Invitation Tournament committee of its request to remove the Red Storm Men’s Basketball team from consideration for the 2021 NIT Tournament in Frisco, Texas. St. John’s concludes a memorable 2020-21 season under second year Head Coach Mike Anderson with a 16-11 overall record and tied for fourth […]

St. John’s University Anderson, Alexander Claim Major BIG EAST Awards

On the eve of the Red Storm’s BIG EAST Tournament opener, Head Coach Mike Anderson and Posh Alexander have claimed major end-of-season awards from the conference.  Anderson has been named the BIG EAST Coach of the Year while Alexander has been announced as the BIG EAST Freshman of the Year. Anderson is the first St. John’s head man in […]