Postgame Notes: Robert Morris 89 - St. John's 78

REDSTORMSPORTS.COM Jamal Branch made a career-high four 3s and finished with a career-high 22 points.
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Jamal Branch made a career-high four 3s and finished with a career-high 22 points.
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March 18, 2014

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QUEENS, N.Y. - Team Notes

  • 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.

    Individual Notes

  • 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.
     

     

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