March 13, 2011
It’s official: the
St. John’s men’s basketball team just punched its ticket to the
The Red Storm will be a No. 6 seed in the Southeast Division,
playing No. 11 seed Gonzaga in its first game of the tourney. The
match will be broadcast live on CBS from Denver on Thursday, March
17 at 9:45 p.m.
selection is a well-deserved honor for the resurgent Red Storm and
their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002. Led by 10 senior
players and first-year Head Basketball Coach
Steve Lavin, the team captivated New York City this season with
thrilling wins at Madison Square Garden, making national headlines
along the way.
There are tons of ways to support the Johnnies as March Madness
continues. Show your Red Storm pride by wearing red on Monday,
March 14 as part of St. John’s Wear Red Day.
Also be sure to check out our Facebook page to
enter to win a free Coach Lavin bobblehead! Just post a photo of
yourself wearing red to our wall between now and Wednesday, March
16. The picture with the most likes wins.
You can also
download an official We Are. . . St. John’s poster to hang up
and show your support.