Postgame Notes: St. John's 81 - Georgetown 70

Junior Chris Obekpa had three of the Red Storm's eight blocked shots.
Feb. 28, 2015

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Team Notes

  • With the win today, head coach Steve Lavin became the first St. John's head coach since Lou Carnesecca to amass three 20-win seasons.
  • St. John's finished the regular season with a 16-4 mark in home games, the most home wins since the 1999-2000 season.
  • The Red Storm improved to 18-0 this season when holding its opponent to 70 points or less and also improved to 7-0 when scoring at least 80 points.
  • The Red Storm now has a 19-1 record when shooting better than its opponent.
  • St. John's shot 50.0 percent (8-of-16) from the long range, the sixth time this season shooting at least 50.0 percent from distance. The Red Storm is 5-1 in such contests.
  • With an eight-block effort, St. John's has now totaled at least eight blocks in 10 games this season and is averaging 6.7 blocks per game.
  • St. John's held Georgetown to 37.9 percent (25-of-66) from the field. The Hoyas entered the game shooting 46.1 percent.
  • St. John's had four players reach double-figures for the 11th time in the last 14 games.
  • The Red Storm committed seven turnovers, marking its 17th game this season with 10 or fewer turnovers.

Individual Notes

  • Phil Greene IV made a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 26 points, while adding a season-high seven rebounds. The 26-point effort marked Greene's fourth 20-point game this season and ninth of his career.
  • Sir'Dominic Pointer scored 24 points to match a career-high and record his sixth-career 20-point game and third in the past five contests. In his last 12 games, Pointer is averaging 18.2 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.5 blocks, and shooting 54.5 percent (85-of-156) from the field.
  • Rysheed Jordan scored 15 points to reach double-figures for the 20th time this season. Jordan added four rebounds, three assists, and three steals.
  • Jamal Branch had his sixth double-figure scoring game of the season, totaling 10 points. Branch added five rebounds, his most since a seven-rebound effort vs. Seton Hall on Dec. 31, 2014.

 

 

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