Seton Hall vs. St John's: Full Game Preview

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Seton Hall vs. St John's: Full Game Preview
Seton Hall
(13-6, 4-4 away)
St John's
(12-7, 8-4 home)
Venue: Madison Square Garden
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 27, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Seton Hall F Edwin 17.2 G Teague 8.2 T Maayan 3.8
St John's D Harrison 19.6 J Sampson 6.6 P Greene IV 2.7

On Sunday, St. John's matches up against Seton Hall. The game tips off at 12:00 EST and it can be seen on MSG, Big East Net, MASN. The Red Storm are 1-4 against the Pirates over the last four years. They fell 94-64 on 2/14/2012, the last time they met.

St. John's is in 3rd place in the conference, Seton Hall is in 12th place.

In a 72-60 win over Rutgers on January 23rd, JaKarr Sampson put up 21 points and 7 rebounds for the Red Storm. In addition to a team-leading 6.6 rebounds per game, he chips in 14.0 points per game. For the Pirates, Fuquan Edwin finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds in the 55-47 win over South Florida on January 23rd. With 17.2 points per game and 2.4 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Seton Hall StatSmack

  • Chris Obekpa is ranked 1st nationally in blocks.
  • St. John's has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (0.583 to 0.553).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, St. John's has had more players drafted by the NBA than Seton Hall (1 vs 0).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 St. John's has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Seton Hall (8 vs 5).
  • The St. John's scoring leader (D`Angelo Harrison) has more points than the Seton Hall scoring leader (Fuquan Edwin).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. St. John's has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Seton Hall (13 vs 4).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. St. John's has a stronger schedule than Seton Hall this season (SOS Rank: #98 vs #257).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. St. John's has come back to win after being down at half against Seton Hall 3 times since 1996.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? St. John's currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (959 to 951) than Seton Hall, per the NCAA.
  • At least you keep showing up. St. John's has an average margin of victory of 8 over Seton Hall in 29 wins since 1980.
SHU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Fuquan Edwin 30 17 6 2 2 0 2
B Gene Teague 29 12 8 2 0 1 3
C+ Brandon Mobley 22 10 6 1 0 1 1
C+ Aaron Cosby 29 12 3 3 1 0 2
C Brian Oliver 22 9 4 1 1 0 2
C Kyle Smyth 26 5 3 2 1 0 1
C Patrik Auda 25 8 3 1 1 0 1
C- Tom Maayan 23 2 2 4 2 0 3
D+ Haralds Karlis 16 3 2 1 0 0 1
D Kevin Johnson 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Freddie Wilson 5 1 0 1 0 0 1
D A. Geramipoor 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Connor Laverty 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
SJU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ D. Harrison 36 20 5 2 2 0 2
B+ JaKarr Sampson 30 14 7 1 1 1 2
C+ Chris Obekpa 26 4 6 1 1 5 1
C+ S. Pointer 23 7 4 3 2 1 1
C+ Phil Greene IV 30 8 3 3 1 0 1
C+ Jamal Branch 25 9 2 2 1 0 3
C Amir Garrett 23 6 5 1 1 0 1
D+ Felix Balamou 10 3 1 1 0 1 0
D+ Christian Jones 11 3 1 1 0 0 1
D M. Bourgault 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D David Lipscomb 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Khadim Ndiaye 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Sam Sealy 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Jamal White 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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