St. John's sophomore center Chris Obekpa is leaving the school after two seasons either to transfer or turn pro, a source close to the program said Thursday.
St. John's Red Storm will be back to full strength Saturday, when it plays its biggest game in three years.
St. John's starting center Chris Obekpa will sit out an estimated 10 to 14 days with a right ankle injury suffered in practice Monday.
The St. John's men's basketball team plans on making a big splash in 2013-14.
Steve Lavin came to his own defense on Friday, after the rockiest week of his three-year tenure as head coach at St. John's.
Marco Bourgault, a 6-foot-6 swingman originally from France, has officially been cleared to play for St. John's.
Steve Lavin is back, and his young team is off to a promising start.
St. John's will begin its 2012-13 season with its best player on the bench.
Steve Lavin received a rousing round of applause from the crowd of 3,158 upon being introduced, along with his new St. John's team, as part of the school's 2012 Red Storm Tip-Off event.
St. John's men's basketball coach Steve Lavin officially announced the addition of six new players to his roster on Wednesday.