St. John's Rumors & News

  • St. John’s may be acting fast after key guard returns to Italy

    New York Post "It’s been anything but a quiet spring in Queens. That was reinforced on Tuesday. Sophomore guard Federico Mussini has decided to return home to Italy to play professionally for club team Reggio Emilia, the school announced. But it may not take too long to replace the Italian sharpshooter, who..." June 06

  • 4-star PF Sid Wilson commits to St. John's

    Scout "There were some defections this off season for the St. John's Red Storm, but they added a big piece to the puzzle on Saturday evening as Sid Wilson picked the Red Strom over Connecticut and Texas. Wilson currently is viewed as the No. 50 prospect in the 2018 class, but he has decided to move..." May 21

  • St. John’s lands standout transfer for enticing future backcourt

    New York Post "St. John’s is hitting the transfer market hard again, and it believes it pulled off a coup Tuesday evening, landing one of the top available guards. The Johnnies picked up a verbal commitment from Quinnipiac transfer Mikey Dixon, the MAAC Rookie of the Year, two days after he visited the Queens..." April 12

  • DiVincenzo, Jenkins fuel No. 2 Villanova in rout

    The Sports Xchange "Donte DiVincenzo never planned to set a career-high with 25 points. It just happened within the flow of the game. Still, DiVincenzo's impressive performance carried second-ranked Villanova to a commanding 108-67 victory over St. John's in the quarterfinal round of the Big East tournament..." March 09

  • Ponds is golden as St. John's defeats Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds scored 17 points and St. John's beat St. Georgetown 74-73 on Wednesday night in a contentious first round game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. The eighth-seeded Red Storm (14-18) face top-seeded and No. 2 Villanova in Thursday afternoon's..." March 08

  • Providence wins 6th in row, sinks St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Isaiah Jackson scored 18 points and Providence reached the 20-win mark for the fourth consecutive season by dispatching St. John's 86-75 on Saturday in Big East Conference play at Madison Square Garden in New York. Freshman guard Alpha Diallo and junior guard Jalen Lindsey..." March 04

  • Creighton routs St. John's with balanced attack

    The Sports Xchange "Creighton sent its seniors out in style with an 82-68 rout of St. John's in Omaha, Neb., on Tuesday in the Bluejays final home game of the regular season. Though Creighton fell out of the Top 25 for the first time all season Monday, the Bluejays (23-7, 10-7 Big East) made a strong case for..." February 28

  • St. John's holds off Georgetown comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds scored 24 points and St. John's hung on to beat visiting Georgetown 86-80 on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. St. John's led for most of the second half and fended off a late Hoyas push to earn a season split between the teams. Georgetown went on a 7-0 run to make..." February 25

  • Marquette rely on 3-pointers to sink St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Marquette kept its NCAA Tournament hopes alive Tuesday night, hitting 12 of 24 3-point attempts in a 93-71 victory over St. John's at the Bradley Center. Golden Eagles coach Steve Wojciechowski stayed with his new starting lineup that included Duane Wilson, Sam Hauser and Matt Heldt after it..." February 21

  • No. 24 Butler pours it on in blowout of St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Avery Woodson triggered an offensive explosion for Butler on Wednesday night. Woodson, a graduate transfer, sank 6 of 10 3-point attempts en route to a season-high 20 points in No. 24 Butler's 110-86 rout of St. John's in Big East action at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The..." February 16

  • St. John's turns back Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "St. John's went on a 20-6 late in the first half to take control and the Red Storm went on to beat Seton Hall 78-70 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York. St. John's game plan worked to perfection -- attack the rim with its athletic front line and let two left-handed freshman..." February 11

  • No. 4 Villanova dispatches St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- In the rugged Big East, every game isn't going to be picturesque. Just ask fourth-ranked Villanova, which committed a season-high 23 turnovers yet had more than enough to overcome St. John's in an 92-79 victory on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Josh Hart had..." February 04

  • Ahmed, St. John's down Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "Bashir Ahmed scored 23 points to lead St. John's to an 86-72 victory over Marquette on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. Shamorie Ponds added 17, Marcus LoVett scored 14 and Kassoum Yakwe added 14 for the Red Storm (11-13, 5-6 Big East). St. John's made 10 of 24 3-point..." February 01

  • No. 24 Xavier tops St. John's, but loses Sumner

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Xavier ended its three-game losing streak with an 82-77 win over St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, but the No. 24 Musketeers may have lost their star point guard for quite some time. Edmund Sumner, who leads Xavier (15-6, 5-3 Big East) in assists and is second in..." January 29

  • St. John's sinks Providence at foul line

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds sank six free throws in the final 1:13, scoring the game's last six points at the line and giving St. John's a 91-86 Big East road victory over Providence on Wednesday night. Ponds, who scored 22 points, went 8-for-8 from the foul line. He scored the tying and go-ahead free..." January 25

  • Ellison's career day powers St. John's past DePaul

    The Sports Xchange "Malik Ellison scored a career-high 23 points as St. John's snapped a four-game losing streak with a 78-68 win over struggling DePaul on Monday at Carnesecca Arena in Queens, N.Y. Ellison knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key to extend the Red Storm's lead to 70-58 with 3:43 to..." January 16

  • No. 3 Villanova topples St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Jay Wright sounded like a coach whose team had just come off a loss, crediting the opposition while admonishing his own squad. Wright's No. 3 Villanova Wildcats didn't play well, but were able to overcome 20 turnovers, a poor start and dismal shooting from two of their stars, to..." January 14

  • St. John’s commit Zach Brown arrested for robbery in Florida

    New York Daily News "St. John’s is trying to recruit better talent under second-year coach Chris Mullin, but the Red Storm also found a player with a knack for getting in trouble. Zach Brown, a 7-foot-1 senior center from Miami, was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with robbery. He committed to St. John’s in..." January 11

  • Second-half surge leads Georgetown past St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard L.J. Peak scored 16 points to pace a second-half surge as Georgetown beat St. John's 83-55 Monday in a Big East Conference contest at the Verizon Center in Washington. Graduate guard Rodney Pryor and freshman guard Jagan Mosely added 13 points each for the Hoyas (9-8, 1-4 Big..." January 09

  • Patton leads No. 10 Creighton past St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- So much for St. John's three-game winning streak. Tenth-ranked Creighton came into Carnesecca Arena and snapped the Red Storm's momentum 85-72 before a near-capacity crowd of 4,928 on Wednesday night. The Bluejays (14-1, 2-1 Big East) were coming off their lone loss of the..." January 05

  • LoVett helps St. John's handle DePaul

    The Sports Xchange "Redshirt freshman guard Marcus LoVett, playing his first college game in the Chicago area where he made his name in high school, stacked up a game-high 22 points with six assists to lead St. John's to a 79-73 victory over DePaul on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill...." January 01

  • Ponds' 26 helps St. John's upset No. 13 Butler

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- After two straight quality wins, St. John's is headed in the right direction after suffering through a dismal last season. The Red Storm knocked off No. 13 Butler 76-73 behind 26 points from Shamorie Ponds in the Big East Conference opener for both teams before 5,602 at..." December 29