March 18, 2014
Box Score |
QUEENS, N.Y. -
St. John's made a school-record 16 3-pointers in the game, surpassing the old mark of 13. The Red Storm previously made 13 3s against both Bryant (Dec. 23, 2009) and North Florida (Nov. 10, 2006).
St. John's committed just six turnovers, the 14th time this season that squad has finished a game with fewer than 10 miscues. The Red Storm is 7-7 in such contests. St. John's committed fewer turnovers than the opponent 22 times this season, posting a 13-9 mark in such games.
The Red Storm finished the season 5-10 when trailing at the break.
St. John's made 80.0 percent of its free throws, but had just five attempts (4-of-5) compared to a 19-of-27 performance by Robert Morris. St. John's went 5-11 this season when the opponent attempted more free throws.
St. John's was -1 on the glass (42-41) and went 8-10 this season when being outrebounded.
Jamal Branch recorded his first-career 20-point game and finished with a career-high 22 points, eclipsing his previous mark of 18 set on Jan. 19, 2013 against DePaul. Branch, who entered the game with five-career 3-pointers, drained a career-high four 3s in seven attempts.
Max Hooper reached double-figures for the third time this season with a career-high 18 points, his highest-scoring performance since netting 13 points at Georgetown on Jan. 4, 2014. Hooper also made a career-high six 3-pointers (6-of-12) besting his previous mark of five 3s (5-of-8) against Penn State on Nov. 29, 2013.
JaKarr Sampson finished with 11 points to reach double-figures for the 26th time this season and 55th time in his career. Sampson also matched a career-high with three assists.
D'Angelo Harrison went 3-of-6 from long range to record his 18th multi-trey game of the season, including his 11th game with at least three 3s. Harrison also dished out three assists and has averaged 3.8 assists in the past five games.
Orlando Sanchez scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds, his fourth-straight game with at least six boards. Sanchez has averaged 8.5 rebounds in the last four games.
Marco Bourgault made 2-of-4 3-pointers to notch his second multi-trey game of the season and first since a 3-of-3 effort on Dec. 7, 2013 against Fordham.