Jan. 27, 2013
Box Score |
St. John's has now won four-straight BIG EAST games, its longest conference winning streak since winning six-straight in the 2010-11 season.
St. John's shot 49.1 percent (26-of-53) from the floor to finish above 40.0 percent for the fourth-straight game, all victories. The Red Storm is 12-2 this season when shooting better than its opposition.
St. John's improved to 7-3 this season when having at least three players finish in double-figures.
St. John's went 4-of-11 (36.4) percent from the long range, marking both the most made 3s and highest 3-point shooting percentage in a game since finishing 10-of-20 (50.0 percent) at Villanova on Jan. 2.
The Red Storm had just nine turnovers, which marked the lowest total in eight BIG EAST games this year as well as the seventh game this season with less than 10 miscues. St. John's 10-5 when committing fewer turnovers than its opponent.
D'Angelo Harrison scored a game-high 24 points, his second-straight 20-point effort and his 13th overall this season. Harrison also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and is averaging 6.0 boards in the past three games.
JaKarr Sampson was 9-of-16 from the floor and finished with 19 points for his seventh-straight double-figure performance. Sampson is averaging 15.3 points and shooting 40.2 percent (41-of-102) from the floor in that seven-game stretch.
Phil Greene IV scored 10 points to reach double-figures for the ninth time this season and third time in BIG EAST action.
After being held without a block for the first time in his career, Chris Obekpa had four swats and also finished with four points and three rebounds (two offensive).
Jamal Branch started for the third-straight game and finished with four points, three rebounds and two assists. Branch is averaging 10.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists in four games as a starter.