Yankuba scored a career-high 13 points, matched a career-high with nine boards and blocked a career-high six shots.
Nov. 19, 2015
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Team NotesSt. John’s was held to a season-low 61 points, but held its opponent below the 60-point mark for the third time in three games. The Red Storm is allowing the opposition to score just 56.3 points per game this season.
St. John’s had two players with at least 10 rebounds (Balamou: 11; Mvouika 10) for the first time since Jan. 21, 2015 when Sir'Dominic Pointer had 12 boards and Chris Obekpa added 10.
The Red Storm finished with 50 rebounds, the first time reaching the 50-rebound mark since pulling down 51 boards against Minnesota on Nov. 26, 2014.
Individual NotesSenior Felix Balamou matched a career-high with eight points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, while also dishing out a career-high seven assists in a career-high 30 minutes.
Ron Mvouika made his first-career start and registered his second-career double-double, first in a Red Storm uniform, with a 12-point, 10-rebound effort. The 10 rebounds matched a career-high.
Yankuba Sima scored a career-high 13 points to record his first-career double-figure game. The freshman also matched a career-high with nine rebounds and added a career-high six blocks.
Federico Mussini reached double-figures for the third time in three games with a 13-point effort. Mussini is the only Red Storm player to reach double-figures in all three games this season.