Wendell Cruz The past, present, and future for the Johnnies on the diamond, including a look at Red Storm players in the pros. Summer is in full swing, and that means for the next four weeks or so the only American pro sports you’ll be able to watch will be sponsored by the MLB. While baseball runs the American sports world, enjoy a brief recap of the last year for St. … [Read more...] about What’s ahead for St. John’s Baseball?
Wendell Cruz | Finish First Photos Will Moore come home for 2022? When junior college standout Brian Moore Jr. makes his college decision, St. John’s will hope it’s a decision to come home. Moore, a 6’3’’ guard from Harlem, New York has been receiving attention from Division I programs after a standout year at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. In his first season … [Read more...] about St. John’s checking out JUCO guard Brian Moore Jr.
Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Where can Julian improve to guarantee getting his name called in 2022? After spending some time conferring with NBA scouts and doing workouts to explore his chances at getting picked in the first round of the NBA Draft, Julian Champagnie has chosen to return to St. John’s for his junior year. Champagnie, a leading scorer in the Big East and … [Read more...] about Champagnie is Running it Back
Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Another local transfers to St. John’s Yesterday afternoon, Hofstra transfer Tareq Coburn shared that he had committed to play for St. John’s in the upcoming season. ⛈ pic.twitter.com/1vEr6qJTvr— Tareq Coburn (@tareqcoburn) July 3, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Coburn will be taking the either … [Read more...] about An Upturn with Coburn – Scouting the Latest Local Transfer
By ADAM ZAGORIA St. John’s sophomore wing Julian Champagnie will withdraw from the NBA Draft and return to Queens for his junior season, bolstering the Red Storm’s roster for the 2021-22 season. Champagnie, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound wing out of Brooklyn, NY, led the Big East in scoring during the 2020-21 season, averaging 19.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game as a … [Read more...] about Julian Champagnie withdraws from NBA Draft, will return to St. John’s
By ADAM ZAGORIA Tareq Coburn used to ride the bus past St. John’s on his way to Cardozo High School and dream of one day attending the school. “St. John’s [was] a dream school I had when I was little,” Coburn said Saturday by phone. Now Coburn, 23, will pursue a rare double-opportunity at the Big East school by pursuing a Master of Science as a Physician Assistant … [Read more...] about St. John’s adds Hofstra transfer Tareq Coburn, who will pursue degree as a Physician Assistant
Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The Rumble has a chat with O’Mar Stanley as he gets set to come to Queens for offseason workouts. High-level high school and post-graduate basketball players often have a difficult time choosing a college to continue their basketball journey. And in a pandemic? Schools are chosen after Zoom presentations, sight unseen, with players … [Read more...] about O’Mar Stanley drawn to St. John’s by family atmosphere, growth
Wendell Cruz The Johnnies won their first conference series of the year on the same day they got eliminated from postseason activities. The Johnnies, headed to Indianapolis for their final road trip of the season, had to change their plans before leaving Queens. Forecasted Sunday storms in the Midwest prompted the Big East to modify the series to have all four games in … [Read more...] about St. John’s Baseball officially eliminated from tournament contention
The Johnnies, on a losing skid since a 7-0 start, closed the week 14-15 on the season. Far removed from the easy wins brought by non-conference opponents, the Johnnies are entering crunch time and have to play each inning like it’s their last. St. John’s has split a home series against second place Seton Hall, lost a home series against fourth place Xavier, lost a road series … [Read more...] about St. John’s fights to get above .500 after series against Creighton