St. John's Rumors & News

  • St. John’s takes chance on 7-foot mega-talent with legal issues

    New York Post "The 2017 St. John’s recruiting class is expected to be small in numbers, but it could be very large in impact — if everything goes according to plan with its newest recruit. The Johnnies made a big splash Thursday by landing one-time UConn pledge Zach Brown — as first reported by The Post — a..." July 21

  • UNLV picks up St. John’s transfer Christian Jones

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "UNLV received help for its frontcourt on Tuesday when Christian Jones decided to transfer from St. John’s. The 6-foot-7-inch forward is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play immediately. He spent the previous four years — playing three — for the Red Storm. Jones played in all 32..." June 14

  • St. John's and Slice to Part Ways

    SNY TV "St. John's and associate head coach Barry "Slice" Rohrssen are finalizing a buyout agreement and will soon part ways, multiple sources told SNY.tv. After leaving John Calipari's staff at Kentucky to return to his native New York for the 2015-16 season, Rohrssen served under first year coach and..." June 08

  • Former St. John's star Rysheed Jordan charged in shooting

    Sporting News "Former St. John's player Rysheed Jordan was arrested Wednesday in Philadelphia and charged with attempted murder, robbery and other offenses after police say he shot a man in the arm, Philadelphia television station WPVI reported. Police said Jordan and two other men used Facebook to arrange a..." June 02

  • Justin Simon transferring to St. John's

    SI "Arizona guard Justin Simon will transfer to St. John’s, the school announced Thursday." April 22

  • Spartans' Marvin Clark Jr. transfers to St. John's

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State forward Marvin Clark Jr. has transferred to St. John's, the Red Storm announced this morning. Under NCAA rules, he will have to sit out next season, then have two years of eligibility remaining. Clark announced his intention to transfer last month. “We are glad Marvin has..." April 20

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    Former St. John's big man Chris Obekpa, who sat out at UNLV this past year, will declare for the NBA Draft without agent, source told ESPN.

  • UNLV's Chris Obekpa declares for NBA Draft, has option to return

    Mountain West Connection "UNLV is losing players left and right to transfer and the NBA Draft and the fourth Rebel to declare for the draft to do so is forward Chris Obekpa, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Obekpa did not hire an agent so he has until May 25 to return to UNLV. He also has not played a single minute for..." April 08

  • Rawle Alkins decides on his college choice tonight

    Rumble in the Garden "The long recruiting tale that has been St. John's pursuit of New York native Rawle Alkins is coming to an end - tonight! After more drama than The Bachelor, we will finally know who gets the signature on the LOI. According to Paul Biancardi, Rawle Alkins is ending his recruitment after only..." March 07