Feb. 6, 2010
Box Score |
NEW YORK -
St. John's had a +3 (24-21) advantage on the boards in the first half, but West Virginia finished with a +10 (42-32) advantage in the game.
The Red Storm held WVU to just 24.1 percent (7-for-29) from the floor in the first half en route to a 33-22 halftime lead.
St. John's had 33 points off the bench and is now averaging 27.1 points per game off the bench this year.
Justin Burrell reached double-figures for the third-straight game with a 12-point effort. The junior also grabbed eight boards and made a career-high two 3-pointers.
Burrell is avering 12.0 points and 5.3 rebounds in the past three games.
Anthony Mason Jr. tallied nine points, while adding three assists and two rebounds. Mason has tallied at least one assist in all eight games that he has played in this season and is averaging 2.4 assists in the past five games.
After scoring just two points in the first half, Paris Horne finished with 12 points for his seventh double-figure effort of the year.
Justin Brownlee had his ninth game in double-figures with 10 points. Brownlee added six rebounds, including four on the offensive end.
D.J. Kennedy had a season-low four points, but added nine rebounds and four assists. Kennedy is averaging 7.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists in BIG EAST play, both team highs. Kennedy also leads the team with 13.0 points per game in conference action.