Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Big East schedule for 2018 is released

On Thursday, the Big East schedule was unveiled for the 2018-19 season and we break down the road ahead for the St. John's Red Storm. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Big East schedule for 2018 is released | Elite Sports NY

Justin Birnbaum

Reflecting on the Big Apple: NBA, BIG3 players love New York

Long removed from their time in the Big Apple, former NBA New Yorkers like Nate Robinson and Metta World Peace, among others, reflect on their time in the big city. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: Reflecting on the Big Apple: NBA, BIG3 players love New York | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Shamorie Ponds decides to return to school (Report)

The St. John’s Red Storm got some good news on Tuesday as Shamorie Ponds decides to return to the program for one more season. On Tuesday night, the St. John’s Red Storm got some great news as their star player will be back in Queens next season for one more year. Jon Rothstein of FanRag […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Shamorie Ponds decides to return to school (Report) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Eli Wright transferring to Queens from Mississippi State

The St. John’s Red Storm have added Eli Wright out of Mississippi State to their recruiting class for 2019-20. After adding David Caraher into the mix for 2019-2020 last weekend, the St. John’s Red Storm continued to bolster that recruiting class on Thursday night. According to Evan Daniels of 24/7 Sports, guard Eli Wright will be […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Eli Wright transferring to Queens from Mississippi State | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s: David Caraher verbally commits to Red Storm

Excited to announce my commitment to Coach Chris Mullin and staff at St John’s University! 🔴⚪️ #RedStorm pic.twitter.com/ZV1VPqwx7X — David Caraher (@CaraherDavid30) April 14, 2018 Former Houston Baptist forward David Caraher has verbally committed to join the St. John’s Red Storm. The St. John’s Red Storm have been known to pick up some key players […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s: David Caraher verbally commits to Red Storm | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Loss of Tariq Owens leaves hole in frontcourt

With Tariq Owens officially leaving the St. John’s Red Storm for Texas Tech, where does that leave their frontcourt for 2018-19? While the St. John’s Red Storm were in the running to the very end to keep their top shot blocker, Tariq Owens, they eventually came out on the losing end. On Monday, Evan Daniels […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Loss of Tariq Owens leaves hole in frontcourt | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: David Caraher a good transfer fit for 2019-20

With Houston Baptist forward David Caraher set to visit St. John’s this month, how would he fit it into the program if he chose the Red Storm? Throughout the next couple of months, you will hear St. John’s being linked to numerous transfer players. They have done a good job finding fits for the program […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: David Caraher a good transfer fit for 2019-20 | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Shamorie Ponds to test NBA Draft process

While Shamorie Ponds declared for the NBA Draft on Saturday, the St. John’s Red Storm don’t have to worry yet because he hasn’t hired an agent. In news that should come to no surprise to anyone associated with the St. John’s Red Storm, their best player, point guard Shamorie Ponds, announced on his Instagram on Saturday […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Shamorie Ponds to test NBA Draft process | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Tariq Owens granted release from program

St. John’s center Tariq Owens was granted his release from the program Wednesday, but it doesn’t mean his time with the Red Storm is over yet. The St. John’s Red Storm could be on the verge of losing a key piece of their frontcourt heading into 2018-19. On Tuesday, Evan Daniels of FS1 and 24/7 […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Tariq Owens granted release from program | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm now look to future after blowout loss against Xavier

The St. John’s Red Storm will now look to the 2018-19 season after their 88-60 blowout loss to Xavier Thursday afternoon. For a half on Thursday afternoon, it looked like St. John’s had a chance to slay another giant in the college basketball world when they trailed by four at the half to Xavier. Then, […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm now look to future after blowout loss against Xavier | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s advances on 2nd-half run vs. Georgetown in Big East Tournament (Highlights)

With a scoring surge in the second half, the St. John’s Red Storm were able to advance to the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament with an 88-77 win over Georgetown. St. John’s 88 (1-0) Georgetown 77 (0-1) Big East Tournament, Final, Box Score Madison Square Garden, New York, NY The Big East Tournament got […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s advances on 2nd-half run vs. Georgetown in Big East Tournament (Highlights) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm: Why 3rd time will be the charm against Georgetown

St. John’s Red Storm looks to make the third time the charm when they take on Patrick Ewing and Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament. The Big East Tournament gets underway tonight at Madison Square Garden and the week gets started off with a legendary rivalry. For the third time this […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm: Why 3rd time will be the charm against Georgetown | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

2018 Big East Tournament preview, predictions, what to watch

The Big East Tournament starts on Wednesday and we get you set with the storylines to watch during Championship Week at Madison Square Garden. After playing host to the Big Ten Tournament this past week, Madison Square Garden welcomes the Big East Tournament this week as we get closer to Selection Sunday. It has been […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: 2018 Big East Tournament preview, predictions, what to watch | Elite Sports NY

Rick Weiner

St. John’s: Shamorie Ponds named to All Big East First Team

Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s scintillating sophomore guard, garnered some major accolades for his play, named to the All Big East First Team. Not even playing on a last-place St. John’s team could stop Shamorie Ponds, who was named to the All Big East First Team on Sunday afternoon. Red Storm sophomore guard Shamorie Ponds has been […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s: Shamorie Ponds named to All Big East First Team | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s showcases collective effort in upset win over Butler

Despite not having their superstar in Shamorie Ponds Wednesday night, St. John’s still found a way to upset Butler in double overtime with a collective effort. On Senior Night at Carnesecca Arena Wednesday night, St. John’s had a monumental task to try to overcome. While upset wins have been common for the Red Storm this […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s showcases collective effort in upset win over Butler | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s: Bryan Trimble Jr. has breakout game against Marquette

While St. John’s got blown out by Marquette Wednesday night, Bryan Trimble Jr. had the best game of his young career so far. St. John’s had their four-game winning streak snapped at the hands of Marquette Wednesday night, 85-73. Despite getting blown out in the second half and Shamorie Ponds being held to under 20 points […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s: Bryan Trimble Jr. has breakout game against Marquette | Elite Sports NY

Robby Sabo

St. John’s G Shamorie Ponds makes insane pass against Marquette (Video)

Sensational sophomore guard, Shamorie Ponds of the St. John’s Red Storm, continues his whirlwind play with this stunning pass against Marquette. Shamorie Ponds continues his quest in taking over basketball in the five boroughs with every minute played. The sensational sophomore St. John’s Red Storm guard is currently averaging 21.6 points, 4.8 assists and 2.5 […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s G Shamorie Ponds makes insane pass against Marquette (Video) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

Who is St. John’s second scoring option to Shamorie Ponds?

While Shamorie Ponds is St. John’s’ version of Batman, who would be his Robin on offense? Of course, the attention around St. John’s this season has been around the stellar play as of late from Shamorie Ponds. Ponds has been the “Batman” of this team all year, but the secondary options or the “Robin” is […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: Who is St. John’s second scoring option to Shamorie Ponds? | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s News: Marcus LoVett no longer with the Red Storm

In what should come as no surprise to anyone, St. John’s announced that guard Marcus LoVett has officially left the program. All season long, St. John’s fans have wondered how good the team would be if they had Marcus LoVett play with Shamorie Ponds for a full season. LoVett was ruled out for the year back […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s News: Marcus LoVett no longer with the Red Storm | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

The Red Storm take recruiting hit as J’Raan Brooks decommits

The Red Storm took a major blow to its 2018 recruiting class with the loss of forward J’Raan Brooks, but how much will it affect them in the future? On the court, the St. John’s Red Storm have won four straight games and have had some monumental upsets along the way. Despite all of that positivity, […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: The Red Storm take recruiting hit as J’Raan Brooks decommits | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s: Shamorie Ponds scoring putting Red Storm on the map

After his Carnesecca Arena record 44 points last Saturday, St. John's guard Shamorie Ponds is putting St. John’s on the map nationally with his stellar scoring. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s: Shamorie Ponds scoring putting Red Storm on the map | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s Red Storm have a legitimate chance to make postseason

After St. John’s shocked Duke and Villanova over the last week, what are their chances of at least playing some form of postseason basketball? or St. John’s fans, the 2017-18 season has been a roller coaster of emotions, to say the least. After going 10-2 in non-conference play, the Red Storm lost 10 games in […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s Red Storm have a legitimate chance to make postseason | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s continues role as giant slayers with upset of No. 1 Villanova

St. John’s pulled off the unthinkable as they knocked off their second Top 5 opponent in a row with a 79-75 win over top-ranked Villanova. St. John’s Red Storm 79 (12-13, 1-11) Villanova Wildcats 75 (22-2, 9-2) NCAA, Big East, Final Wells Fargo, Philadelphia, PA or a team that was on an 11-game losing streak […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s continues role as giant slayers with upset of No. 1 Villanova | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

How Joseph Girard III’s commitment would change things for St. John’s

With Joseph Girard III becoming the top scorer in New York high school history, St. John’s should try to get him to stay in the Big Apple. When you look at St. John’s offense this season, points have been hard to come by at times. While Joseph Girard III is still only a junior in […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: How Joseph Girard III’s commitment would change things for St. John’s | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s gets losing monkey off their back in upset of #4 Duke

St. John’s not only ended an 11-game losing streak but made a big statement with a massive upset of No. 4 Duke at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. All season long, St. John’s has been hanging in there against some of the top teams in the country, but they haven’t been able to close games. […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s gets losing monkey off their back in upset of #4 Duke | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s lack of success should not hurt Shamorie Ponds’ NBA Draft stock

Despite St. John’s not having a win in Big East play, that shouldn’t change how Shamorie Ponds is viewed in NBA Draft circles. s St. John’s continues to lose close game after close game, it gets closer to thinking that this could be one of the worst teams in the school’s history. As the season […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s lack of success should not hurt Shamorie Ponds’ NBA Draft stock | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

Shamorie Ponds sets career milestone in St. John’s 73-68 loss to Xavier (Highlights)

Shamorie Ponds reached a big St. John’s milestone in his career, but it was not enough as the Red Storm lost to No. 6 Xavier, 73-68. Xavier 73 (20-3, 8-2 Big East) St. John’s 68 (10-13, 0-11) Final, Box Score Carnesecca Arena, Queens, NY St. John’s had No. 6 Xavier on the ropes at Carnesecca […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: Shamorie Ponds sets career milestone in St. John’s 73-68 loss to Xavier (Highlights) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s starts tough three-game stretch with No. 6 Xavier (Pregame)

St. John’s begins a stretch of playing three straight opponents ranked in the top six of the AP Poll when they host #6 Xavier tonight. It was a rough weekend for the St. John’s Red Storm (10-12, 0-10 Big East) out in Indianapolis as they were blown out by Butler, 70-45 in a game where […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s starts tough three-game stretch with No. 6 Xavier (Pregame) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s gets first look at Butler Bulldogs in 2017-18

St. John’s gets their first look at Butler this afternoon as the Bulldogs look to continue their push towards an NCAA Tournament bid. The path to the first win in Big East play for the St. John’s Red Storm (10-11, 0-10 Big East) doesn’t get easy anytime soon. Before they start a stretch of three […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s gets first look at Butler Bulldogs in 2017-18 | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s back home as they take on struggling Creighton

St. John’s will be looking for its first Big East win tonight against Creighton, who has struggled on the road in conference play. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s back home as they take on struggling Creighton | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s in tough spot taking on the top ranked Villanova Wildcats

With all the negativity around the St. John’s program right now, it doesn’t get any easier as they face the top team in the country tonight, the Villanova Wildcats. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s in tough spot taking on the top ranked Villanova Wildcats | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s comes up short against Georgetown 69-66, now 0-5 in Big East (Highlights)

#SJUBB gets within four, 57-53, and quickly forces Georgetown turnover no. 21! 3:47 to play, get to @FS1 now! pic.twitter.com/M48wX17NqI — St. John's BBall (@StJohnsBBall) January 10, 2018 St. John’s remains winless in the Big East after a 69-66 loss to Georgetown in Patrick Ewing’s first visit to Madison Square Garden as a head coach. […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s comes up short against Georgetown 69-66, now 0-5 in Big East (Highlights) | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing headline latest St. John’s-Georgetown installment

With the St. John’s-Georgetown rivalry resuming tonight at Madison Square Garden, the game has more focus on the coaches than how the teams are doing all thanks to Patrick Ewing and Chris Mullin. FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing headline latest St. John’s-Georgetown installment | Elite Sports NY

Ricky Keeler

St. John’s stays winless in Big East play after 91-74 loss to DePaul (Highlights)

The St. John’s Red Storm struggles in Big East play continued this afternoon as they got blown out at home by DePaul, 91-74. DePaul 91 (8-8, 1-3 Big East) St. John’s 74 (10-6, 0-4) Final, Box Score Carnesecca Arena, Queens, NY After a promising start to the season, the St. John’s Red Storm are now […] FOR FULL STORY ON STANDARD WEBSITE: St. John’s stays winless in Big East play after 91-74 loss to DePaul (Highlights) | Elite Sports NY