Ashton Gibbs shook off a recent slump to score 19 points in his final home game as Pittsburgh snapped a five-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
On Saturday, they held No. 20 Notre Dame to its worst game of the season from beyond the arc and it meant a 61-58 victory, their first of the season in 11 games against a ranked team.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 23 points and Amir Garrett added a season-high 18 to lead St. John’s to a 79-72 victory over DePaul on Monday night. It was the Red Storm’s second straight win after losing four in a row.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 14 points in the opening 5 minutes of the second half and Cincinnati went on to a 76-54 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
DePaul learned the hard way Wednesday night just how dangerous St. John’s freshman guard D’Angelo Harrison becomes when he gets hot behind the 3-point line.
There can’t be a younger starting five than St. John’s had Wednesday night against West Virginia. Five freshmen were introduced as the starting lineup for the Red Storm, and when the game was over they snapped a four-game losing streak with a 78-62 victory.
Davante Gardner had career bests with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 25 Marquette to an 83-64 win over St. John’s on Wednesday night.
The list of great freshmen in the Big East is long and star-studded. Moe Harkless scored 32 points — the most ever by a freshmen in his Big East debut — and St. John’s had its best offensive game of the season in a 91-67 victory over Providence.
D’Angelo Harrison scored a season-high 21 points and St. John’s had its first good game from beyond the 3-point line in a 63-48 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) on Tuesday night.
Much like their games already this season against Duquesne and Ball State, Arizona found a way to navigate a deficit and wind up with a victory.
If God’s Gift Achuiwa, the Red Storm’s sole hope for a low post presence can’t stay on the floor for 30 minutes, St. John’s will have a hard time staying competitive on the backboards regardless of their opponent.
Coach Steve Lavin’s first big recruiting class showed some flashes of greatness in a 74-59 victory over William and Mary on Monday night at Carnesecca Arena.
First-year St. John’s coach Steve Lavin has gotten his recruiting off to a good start with four highly rated signings.