R. Austin Freeman

St. John's guard Malik Boothe (3) looks on as Georgetown forward Hollis Thompson (1) scores during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Washington. Georgetown won 77-52.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Georgetown Wins Payback Game Vs. St. John’s, 77-52

St. John’s coach Steve Lavin sensed a “payback kind of mentality” from Georgetown’s top players, who were seeking to avenge one of their toughest defeats of the season. He knew what he was talking about.