Angel Delgado grabbed a rebound and scored with 16 seconds to play and Seton Hall rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Creighton 67-66 on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak.
A 3 by Greene and a dunk by Pointer sparked an 11-0 run which gave St. John’s (20-9, 9-7) a 16-6 lead with 14:38 left in the half.
Vision is pretty important in sports. Hand-eye coordination and stuff. Which is why these six athletes — OK, five and a coach — need to get to the optometrist ASAP.
Columbia has lost 21 straight games, a string of futility that is still less than half of the school-record 44-game skid the Lions slogged through from 1983-88.
With St. John’s looking more and more like it will make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010-11, it’s time to look back on some of the great players who have called Jamaica, Queens, home over the last 70 years.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 20 points, Sir’Dominic Pointer added 19 and St. John’s beat Xavier 58-57 on Monday for its second win over the Musketeers in 10 days.
Sir’Dominic Pointer scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added three blocks to lead St. John’s to an 85-72 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday.
Isaac Copeland scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds to lead a balanced Georgetown – in which all five starters reached double figures – past St. John’s 79-57 on Tuesday night.
Gibbs was ejected from Villanova’s 80-54 win Monday, receiving a flagrant foul 2 in what was the fifth straight loss for the Pirates (15-11, 5-9).
Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”
Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Daniel Ochefu had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova cruised to an 80-54 victory over Seton Hall on Monday night.
Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds Saturday night, as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night.
Sir’Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John’s held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday.
Maybe Jerry Tarkanian can’t be fit for halos. But if there’s a heaven, he’s in it.
D’Angelo Harrison pull-up 3-pointer off the fast break started a 12-3 run late in the game as St. John’s broke away from DePaul 86-78 on Wednesday night.
Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 10.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 9.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 4.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 3.