Tag Archive | St. Johns University

St. John’s Paired with Vanderbilt for Opening Game of Maui Invitational

The St. John’s men’s basketball program will open the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational against Vanderbilt on Nov. 23 as revealed Tuesday with the official bracket for the 32nd annual event. All 12 contests of the Maui Invitational Championship Round at Lahaina Civic Center will be televised nationally by the ESPN family of networks. Making […]

St. John’s Names Chris Mullin Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Thirty years after leading St. John’s to the highest point in program history with an appearance in the 1985 Final Four, Chris Mullin is returning home. Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced on Tuesday that the Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer and St. John’s basketball legend has been named the 20th head coach in the University’s storied 107-year men’s […]

St. John’s and Steve Lavin Mutually Agree to Part Ways

St. John’s Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced Friday that Steve Lavin and the University have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons leading the men’s basketball program. A national search for his successor is underway. “Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men’s basketball program and represented St. John’s in a positive way,” said Monasch. “We appreciate […]

St John’s Women’s Basketball Danaejah Grant Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Following a week that saw the Red Storm win a pair of games and improve its record to 9-0 on the season, Junior Guard Danaejah Grant has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced this morning by the league office. Grant, the conference’s leading scorer at 19.4 points per game […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Storms over Fordham in Finale of MSG Hoops Festival

The No. 24 St. John’s Men’s Basketball team (8-1) were able to hold off a good Fordham University team (3-5) in a 74-53 victory in the finale of the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden. Fordham put up a good fight getting an early lead in the First Half of play, but St. John’s came […]

Team Effort leads St. John’s to 70-61 victory over Minnesota

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team (4-0) were preparing for this moment for a while, and they proved to a lot of people this will be a team to watch for in the 2014-15 season, with a 70-61 victory over Minnesota (3-2) in the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Every single player […]

St. John’s Unveils Full 2014-15 Women’s Basketball Schedule

With five-consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament under its belt, the St. John’s women’s basketball team will play another loaded schedule in 2014-15, a slate which was unveiled today in conjunction with the release of the BIG EAST schedule of games. The Red Storm will take on five teams that appeared in last year’s NCAA […]