St John's vs. Rutgers: Recap and Stats

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St John's vs. Rutgers: Recap and Stats
St John's 72
(12-7, 4-3 away)
Rutgers 60
(12-6, 9-3 home)
Venue: Louis Brown Athletic Center
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
St John's 29 43 72
Rutgers 28 32 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
St John's D Harrison 19 J Sampson 6 P Greene IV 2
Rutgers E Carter 15 D Miller 6 D Miller 2

St. John's got a victory on the road against Rutgers 72-60 in conference play on Wednesday, January 23rd. With the win, the Red Storm go to 2-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Red Storm got the win with 13 points and nine rebounds (7 Ast 6 Stl) from Sir`Dominic Pointer. JaKarr Sampson had a game-high 21 points and added seven rebounds. For the Scarlet Knights, Myles Mack got a team-high 17 points and four rebounds. Next up for St. John's (12-7, 4-3 Big East) is Seton Hall (13-6, 2-4 Big East) on Sunday, January 27th on their home court.

St. John's Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:52 left to go.
  • St. John's started 12-7 during the 2009 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Rutgers extended the St. John's winning streak to 3 games.
  • SJU beat the spread by 16.5 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Red Storm have beaten the spread.
  • The Red Storm have won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after recording 40 or more rebounds.
  • St. John's has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) when its field goal percentage has been 45.3% or better.
  • SJU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 36.5% field goal percentage.
  • SJU has won 88% of the time this season (7-1) when opponents record 60 or fewer total points.
  • This season St. John's has won 80% of the time (4-1) when JaKarr Sampson plays 36 minutes or more and 83% of the time (5-1) when Sir`Dominic Pointer has 4 field goals made or more.
  • The Red Storm set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time SJU recorded at least 21 free throws made was Feb 20, 2012 against DePaul.
  • SJU set a season low for blocks.
  • The Red Storm have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 10 games.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer recorded a team season high in steals with 6.
  • The top two scorers (JaKarr Sampson and D`Angelo Harrison) accounted for 56.9% of the points.
  • JaKarr Sampson has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 19 games this season.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of D`Angelo Harrison's career.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer had career highs with 7 assists and 6 steals.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of JaKarr Sampson's career.
  • JaKarr Sampson has 6 straight double-digit point games.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • Rutgers lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Myles Mack recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 16.
  • The top two scorers (Myles Mack and Mike Poole) accounted for 46.6% of the points.
  • Myles Mack has led the team in scoring 5 times in 18 games this season.
  • Dane Miller has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 18 games this season.
  • Myles Mack has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jerome Seagears.
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+S. Pointer371397622
AJaKarr Sampson362171001
B+D. Harrison392031004
BJamal Branch32944203
CPhil Greene IV20421000
D+Chris Obekpa20050002
-Amir Garrett7200001
-M. Bourgault3010001
-Christian Jones3000000
-Felix Balamou3300000
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BMyles Mack311742002
B-Jerome Seagears29823101
C+Wally Judge251040112
C+Mike Poole251140101
CAustin Johnson13431002
CDane Miller26291102
CKadeem Jack17260001
CEli Carter28553105
-Malick Kone6110101

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