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

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Rutgers was beaten at home by St. John's 72-60 in conference play. The Scarlet Knights now have a record of 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Scarlet Knights were paced by Myles Mack, who put up a team-high 17 points and four rebounds. Jerome Seagears scored eight points and added three assists. For the Red Storm, Sir`Dominic Pointer got 13 points and nine rebounds (7 Ast 6 Stl). Rutgers (12-6, 3-4 Big East) gets Connecticut (12-5, 2-3 Big East) on the road on Sunday, January 27th.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:52 left to go.
  • Rutgers started 12-6 during the 2005, 2003, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Scarlet Knights have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 36.5% or worse.
  • Rutgers set a season low for blocks.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Rutgers has a 5.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 in 5 out of 18 games this season.
  • Dane Miller has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 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.

St. John's Game Notes

  • 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 6 times in 19 games this season.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of D`Angelo Harrison's career.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer set 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.
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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