DePaul Blue Demons
If you knew nothing about basketball and randomly filled out a bracket, your odds would be 9.2 quintillion to one.
Freshman JaKarr Sampson scored six of his 13 points in overtime and St. John’s extended its winning streak to five games with a 79-74 victory over DePaul on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena.
Jeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.
The Blue Demons (12-18, 3-15 Big East) broke a nine-game losing streak and denied Seton Hall (19-11, 8-10) the No. 8 seed in the conference tournament.