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  1. Change might help St. John's with Cheick DialloRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Rumble In The Garden

    Typically a coaching change hurts a schools chances with a recruit, but in the case of Cheick Diallo the coaching change at St. John's might just help the Red Storm.


  2. St. John's head coaching candidate profiles: Leading candidate Chris Mullin offered jobRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Rumble In The Garden

    Will the Red Storm decide to make a big splash and hire the most iconic player in the program's history? It appears that they are more than willing to make that the case After spending five years with one of the better-known head coaches in all of college basketball in Steve Lavin, it's somewhat unclear as to what direction this program will be heading towards at this point. Will they play it somewhat safe with a less-polarizing head coach such as Steve Masiello? Or will they make a splash and go after a household name? If the Red Storm plan on making a splash with whoever they choose to hire within the next few weeks , it would be hard to grab a bigger name than Chris Mullin.


  3. St. John's approaches Chris Mullin about coaching jobRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The path has been cleared for Chris Mullin to return to St. John's to try to return its basketball program to prominence. One day after "parting ways" with Steve Lavin, the school approached its iconic Hall of Famer to determine his interest in coaching the Red Storm.


  4. Top city HS players would like Mullin at SJURead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Chris Mullin has been offered the St. John's basketball coaching job, and if he takes it the Johnnies would look like a better option for top New York City high school talent. Like most of the other standout high school basketball players in the city, Rawle Alkins has his sights set on eventually playing in the NBA.


  5. Chris Mullin to St. John's is an awful hire and a bullet dodged...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Rejoice, Rutgers and Seton Hall. Finally, there is an athletic department that is about to make a decision that will help your struggling basketball programs.


  6. Sports briefs for March 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Alabama dismissed defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor from the team Sunday after he was arrested on domestic violence charges in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The 6-foot-4, 335-pound Taylor, who has a history of domestic violence issues, was arrested Saturday night and charged with third-degree assault and domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department.


  7. Coaching search update catch-up: Danny Hurley out of the running?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Rumble In The Garden

    It's only been two days since St. John' and Steve Lavin agreed to part ways, and a lot of action has gone down. DePaul has moved on from Bobby Hurley and Bryce Drew and hired their former head coach, Dave Leitao - the former Connecticut assistant who spent four middling seasons at the University of Virginia before being let go.


  8. St. Johna s offers job to Chris Mullin, whoa s expected to acceptRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | New York Post

    Just two days after ending Steve Lavin's five-year tenure as coach, St. John's offered its head coaching position to the greatest player in school history, Chris Mullin, who is expected to accept the offer, sources told The Post. Mullin, who led St. John's to its most recent Final Four 30 years ago, was still in negotiations with the administration Sunday night, but sources said a deal was expected to be finalized shortly, barring something unforeseen.


  9. Sources: Mullin mulls St. John's coaching gigRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Mullin, 51, is one of the greatest players in St. John's history, winning the Big East Player of the Year award three times in the 1980s. He was drafted seventh overall in the 1985 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors, playing in five straight All-Star Games from 1989 to 1993.


  10. On Lavin's weak connections to New York City coachesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Rumble In The Garden

    Yesterday, we wrote about how Steve Lavin's recruiting scrambles hurt the roster and his current team; in truth, the recruiting recently was the equivalent of a student cramming for a semester-ending essay, rather than doing the early research and carefully planning for recruiting. Many fans also had issue with the lack of local success - and local focus - in recruiting.


  11. NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Day Two: how to watch, game previewsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Rumble In The Garden

    It won't be easy to top last night's thrillers as Wisconsin hit 10 three pointers in the second half to run all over one of the best defenses in college basketball while Notre Dame nearly shocked the world against 37-0 Kentucky. But these two match-ups are nothing to brush over.


  12. GoLocalProv | Sports | NEW: URI and Coach Dan Hurley Agree to Contract ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    The University of Rhode Island has reached a contract extension and restructure with head basketball coach Dan Hurley, according to ESPN . The deal is expected to be made official later this week.


  13. Rubin: St. John's could eye Louisville coach Rick PitinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    St. John's believes it can be more than it was under Steve Lavin. It's the reason it decided to make a change.


  14. Steve Masiello is eyeing the St. John's head coaching jobRead the original story

    Saturday | Rumble In The Garden

    On Friday, multiple outlets, including SNY and the NY Post, reported that the two top candidates for the new position are Rhode Island head coach Danny Hurley and Sacramento Kings advisor and former St. John's alumnus Chris Mullin. According to the NY Post , current Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello is very high on the St. John's program and the school's higher ups may be on board.


  15. How Steve Lavin's recruiting scrambles led to his departureRead the original story

    Saturday | Rumble In The Garden

    Known as a great recruiter when he came to St. John's, recruiting misses, reaches, and scrambles led to Steve Lavin's departure. For years, Steve Lavin's connections, convincing salesmanship, and exuberance connected him to high school players - helping him recruit against some of the nation's best for talent.


  16. NCAA basketball: Tennessee fires coach Tyndall in wake of Southern Miss probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Campbell Reporter

    The NCAA investigation at his former school lingered over Donnie Tyndall before he ever coached a game for Tennessee, and now his unethical actions at Southern Mississippi have led to his firing after only one season. The decision to part ways with Tyndall on Friday leaves the Volunteers once again searching for someone to stabilize a men's basketball program that has recently been in constant upheaval.


  17. St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasonsRead the original story

    Friday | Times Observer

    Steve Lavin's 5-year tenure as coach at St. John's was bookended by NCAA Tournament appearances. Every season brought at least 20 wins.


  18. Rubin: Hurley should be Dan of the hour for St. John'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    They remember when the Johnnies were among the elite, regularly sitting in the Top 25, always vying for the best players in New York. So it would make sense that they would want Chris Mullin, the program's greatest icon, to be Steve Lavin's replacement.


  19. College basketball: Steve Lavin out as St. John's coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    The former UCLA men's basketball coach has mutually parted ways with St. John's after five seasons with the Queens, N.Y.-based school, the university announced Friday. Lavin posted an 81-55 record and made the NCAA tournament twice with the Red Storm.


  20. Danny Hurley is one of the top candidates for the St. John's head coaching jobRead the original story

    Friday | Rumble In The Garden

    After it was reported earlier this week that Steve Lavin and St. John's were close to an extension, the school and the five year head coach "mutually parted ways," leaving a program that has made the postseason four out of the last five years very bare. Now the Johnnies must look for a new option quickly considering they need to fill out their roster with the recruiting and transfer period about to become a crazy commodity.