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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Former St. John's guard JaKarr Sampson signs with Sixers

JaKarr Sampson works out for 13 different teams before the NBA draft, but it's possible the 6-9 forward goes undrafted Thursday night at Barclays Center. Former St. John's star JaKarr Sampson has signed a partially-guaranteed three-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, Red Storm coach Steve Lavin confirmed in a dispatch on Twitter late Sunday night.

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7 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

Sixers Reportedly Sign JaKarr Sampson to Three-Year Deal

According to Turner Sports writer and noted Rights to Ricky Sanchez supporter David Aldridge, the 76ers have dipped their toes into the dangerous free agent waters. Hearing former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson , who played on 76ers' SL team, has signed a partially guaranteed 3yr deal w/Sixers.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Dartmouth Big Green

Dartmouth Volleyball Goes 1-1 on Day One of Tournament

QUEENS, N.Y. Back in action on the road once again, the Dartmouth volleyball team went 1-1 on its first day of the Jack Keiser Tournament on Friday. The Big Green defeated host St. John's for the first time in program history, wrapping up the five-set match with a score of 10-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 17-15.

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Catching up with the St. John's women's soccer team

The Red Storm are 3-3 with just three games left before they open their Big East schedule on September 25, so it's time to take a lot at what they've done and what they still need to do prior to conference play. Off the heels of a two-game losing streak, including a 4-0 loss to No.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Fans sound off on the 2013-2014 St. John's basketball season

It's a bit late for a postmortem on the season, but St. John's fans can certainly understand how hard it is to encapsulate the season in a single story. It was like there were different teams on the floor, struggling to understand the other members of the team despite a core that played together for years.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Dartmouth Big Green

Dartmouth Volleyball Heads to New York on Friday

Friday, Sept. 12 : Dartmouth vs. St. John's Time : 2 p.m. Series Record : 0-3, St. John's Last Meeting : Sept.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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Isaiah Briscoe expands list, has Kentucky, UConn, Missouri interest

Isaiah Briscoe, the 2015 top-25 guard who Steve Lavin and St. John's have been pursuing, has expanded his recruiting, per Zagsblog . Briscoe, who had been considering St. John's, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Villanova and Arizona , has expanded his list and made these changes: Missouri visited with five-star forward Thomas Bryant at midnight, and will meet with five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe tonight.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

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St. John's to host JUCO guard Tanksley Efianayi in September

Coach Lavin has had success in finding key contributors in the junior college ranks through his five year tenure, including Orlando Sanchez and God`sgift Achiuwa , and will welcome another JUCO transfer to their roster in Keith Thomas, a forward from Westchester Community College. Now, with a number of slots to fill, the coaching staff has shifted their focus to Tanksley Efianayi , a 6'5" wing who plays at Daytona State Community College.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

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Malik Beasley commits to Florida State

"Coach [Leonard] Hamilton is a great coach and we have a strong relationship, plus playing in the ACC makes it all a great situation for me," Beasley said to ESPN , also citing the family atmosphere at FSU. St. John's hit the recruiting trails hard this summer, hoping to return with a haul of talented guards to replenish the Red Storm men's basketball roster.

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Big East Coast Bias

St. John's opponents, dates announced for NIT Tip-Off

Some more of the Red Storm's 2014 nonconference schedule was announced, as the Johnnies could take on Gonzaga or Georgia at the conclusion of the NIT Tip-Off. The 2014 NIT Season Tip-Off was formally announced by the NCAA on Friday morning, and the St. John's Red Storm of the Big East Conference find themselves in the mix.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

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St. John's schedule update: NIT Season Tip-Off stuck at eight teams,...

St. John's will be in a different NIT Season Tip-Off than was originally expected, according to a report last night from ESPN . With the tournament struggling to find 16 teams and the tip off of the season coming soon, the NCAA's event will now feature eight teams and will do away with the on-campus, winner-moves-on bracketed play-in games that made the tournament so intriguing.

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Star Tribune

ESPN: Minnesota will play St. John's in the NIT Season Tip-Off in New York

This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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Big East Coast Bias

What are the top 5 rivalries in the current Big East Conference?

As we approach the beginning of the second season in the "new Big East," let's countdown the top five rivalries that this conference still has to offer. Despite the loss of teams like Syracuse, Notre Dame, Louisville, Connecticut and the rivalries that came and went with the old Big East, there is still some bad blood with the current crop of conference foes.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Big changes to preseason NIT setup.

"The NIT Season Tip-Off will no longer be a bracketed event and instead will be a classic with set semifinal matchups at Madison Square Garden in New York -- pitting Gonzaga against Georgia and Minnesota versus St. John's -- after the NCAA could only get eight teams in the field instead of 16, a source told ESPN."

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St. John's recruiting: Brandon Sampson cuts his list, Arkel Ager gets offer, and other updates

In a recent article for CBS, Jon Rothstein expressed the importance of the 2015 recruiting class for St. John's.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

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D.J. Kennedy signs overseas with Krasny Oktyabr

The former St. John's standout will play professionally in his fourth country in the past two seasons when he suits up for Russian team Krasny Oktyabr.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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Is St. John's bringing in Jay Henderson as a walk-on?

According to the Twitter profile of Lakeland Prep guard Jay Henderson , the 6'4" wing will play at St. John's.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Big East Coast Bias

If St. John's is to return to the big dance, Chris Obekpa will need to step up his game

After another season in which St. John's wasn't able to make the NCAA Tournament, the Johnnies have their sights set on success--and they certainly have the tools to get there.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Orlando Sanchez selected to the Dominican Republic FIBA World Cup roster

Former St. John's big man Orlando Sanchez was among those selected to participate for the Dominican Republic in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, adding to his already impressive international career Sanchez, a 26 year-old native of Nagua, Domincan Republic, is no stranger to international competition.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Under Armour Elite 24 showcases top talent, St. John's targets sit with injuries

Over the past decade, some of New York City's best high school basketball prospects have fled the five boroughs to play college basketball on "greener pastures"outside the city.

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