God'sgift Achiuwa scored a game-high 21 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the floor and 9-of-9 shooting at the line.
Nov. 9, 2011
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St. John's had four players score in double-figures for the second time in as many games. The Red Storm had four players in double figures 10 times in 2010-11.
The 10-point halftime deficit overcome matched the largest of the 2010-11 season when the Red Storm erased a 30-20 deficit against Arizona State on Nov. 28, 2010.
The Red Storm improved to 2-0 when trailing at the half.
St. John's is averaging 46.5 points in the second half this season, while shooting a combined 31-of-51 (60.8 percent).
After forcing 16 turnovers against Lehigh, St. John's is forcing an average of 18.5 turnovers a game this season.
The Red Storm had 14 turnovers in the contest, but just five in the second half. Through two games, St. John's is averaging 9.0 turnovers per game with just 2.5 in the second half.
God'sgift Achiuwa netted a game-high 21 points to set a new-career high and reach the 20-point plateau for the first time. Achiuwa was a perfect 6-of-6 from the floor and 9-of-9 from the charity stripe. The field goal performance was the best for a Red Storm player since Justin Burrell went 6-of-6 against Northwestern on Dec. 21, 2010. The 9-of-9 effort at the line was the best since Dwight Hardy went 10-of-10 against Georgetown on Jan. 3, 2011.
Moe Harkless scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half, while D'Angelo Harrison netted 10 of his 15 points in the second stanza.