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

St. John’s Begins Critical Road Swing at Creighton

Looking to snap a two-game skid, the St. John’s men’s basketball team will begin its longest and toughest road swing of the season when the team heads to Omaha for a Wednesday night test against Creighton. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET on FS1 with Vince Welch and Nick Bahe on the call from […]

Shamorie Ponds Earns Spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

 For the fifth time this season, Shamorie Ponds has earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced today by the league office. Ponds, a two-time BIG EAST Player of the Week on the year, averaged 21.0 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game during a 1-1 week for the Johnnies. After […]

Late St. John’s Surge Falls Short at Butler, 80-71

Playing in one of college basketball’s toughest environments, St. John’s cut a 22-point second half deficit to just four in the final minute of play, but proved unable to completely close the gap, falling to Butler, 80-71, at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. St. John’s (15-4, 3-4 BIG EAST) outscored Butler 24-8 down the stretch […]

DePaul Downs No. 24/23 St. John’s, 79-71

Playing without the services of Shamorie Ponds, the No. 24/23 St. John’s men’s basketball team failed to fend off DePaul on its home floor, dropping a 79-71 decision to the Blue Demons at Carnesecca Arena. Trailing by just one at the half, St. John’s (14-3, 2-3 BIG EAST) saw the Blue Demons pull away on the […]

No. 24/23 St. John’s Heads to Villanova

Nationally ranked for the first time in four years, the No. 24/23 St. John’s Red Storm will face another early conference test on Tuesday night, traveling to Villanova for a showdown with the defending national champions. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. on FS1 with Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery on the call from the […]

St. John’s Cracks the AP Top-25, Checks in at No. 24

Fresh off back-to-back BIG EAST victories, including a win over No. 16/18 Marquette, the St. John’s men’s basketball team has earned a national ranking for the first time in more than four years.  The Johnnies broke into the Associated Press Poll at no. 24, garnering a total of 221 points. St. John’s (14-1, 2-1 BIG […]

Johnnies Win Overtime Thriller, 97-94 at Georgetown

An exclamation point punctuates the latest chapter in the long and storied rivalry between St. John’s and Georgetown, as Shamorie Ponds scored 37 points to lead the Red Storm past the Hoyas, 97-94, in overtime at Capital One Arena on Saturday afternoon. The Red Storm’s win marked the program’s first against Georgetown in the nation’s […]