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JJ O’Brien scored 18 points, Dwayne Polee II added 15 points on five 3-pointers against his former team and San Diego State defeated St. John’s 76-64 on Friday night.
Steve Lavin says that while center Chris Obekpa’s suspension is “less than ideal,” he still believes the Red Storm has what it takes to overcome the shot blocker’s absence in the NCAA Tournament.
The 2014 NCAA Tournament was one for the ages, filled with bracket-busting upsets, buzzer-beating finishes and star players rising up. This year’s bracket could be even better.
Rysheed Jordan scored 23 points and led four players in double digits as St. John’s beat Marquette 67-51 on Wednesday night.
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.
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.
Sir’Dominic Pointer matched his career-high with 24 points and St. John’s held on to beat Xavier 78-70 on Saturday.
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.
D’Angelo Harrison, who became the third Red Storm player to reach 2,000 points in the previous game and was honored before the game, celebrated with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.
Kellen Dunham had 21 points, including a sequence that led to five straight free throws, and seven rebounds to lead Butler over St. John’s 85-62 on Tuesday night.
Sir’Dominic Pointer had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help St. John’s beat Providence 75-66 on Saturday.
Toby Hegner had 21 points, James Milliken nailed a pair of late 3-pointers and Creighton snapped a nine-game skid, beating St. John’s 77-74 on Wednesday night.