Postgame Notes: Rutgers 58 - St. John's 56

D'Angelo Harrison finished with 20 points for his 11th 20-point game this season.

Jan. 9, 2013

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- Team Notes

  • 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.

    Individual Notes

  • 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.


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