Jan. 9, 2013
Box Score |
The Red Storm had five blocks against Rutgers and now has 129 in 15 games this season, just one shy of the single-season school-record of 130 set in 1997-98.
St. John's, which currently ranks 23rd in the NCAA with only 11.2 turnovers per game, totaled 12 turnovers on the night.
The Red Storm outrebounded the Scarlet Knights 41-36. St. John's has outrebounded its opponent in two-straight contests and is a combined +11 in those games.
St. John's was held to 35.2 percent (19-of-54) shooting from the field, marking just the fourth time this season that the Red Storm was held to below 40.0 percent shooting.
Chris Obekpa blocked five shots in the contest to tie the single-season individual record of 76 swats. Walter Berry also totaled 76 blocks in 1985-86.
Sophomore guard D'Angelo Harrison led all scorers with 20 points, his 11th 20-point performance of the season. Harrison is averaging 23.7 points per game in three BIG EAST contests. Harrison also totaled a season-high with five assists on the game.
Freshman forward JaKarr Sampson reached double-digit scoring for the second-straight game in BIG EAST play with 12 points.
Sophomore Sir'Dominic Pointer reached double-figures for the third time this season, and first time in BIG EAST action, with a 10-point performance.