DePaul vs. St John's: Recap and Stats

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DePaul vs. St John's: Recap and Stats
DePaul 74
(10-10, 4-3 away)
St John's 79
(14-7, 10-4 home)
Venue: Alumni Hall (NY)
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
DePaul 31 38 74
St John's 38 31 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
DePaul B Young 21 C Melvin 13 B Young 5
St John's D Harrison 17 S Pointer 12 J Branch 3

In a game where they turned the ball over 18 times, DePaul was clipped by St. John's 79-74 in overtime. With the loss, the Blue Demons remain winless against St. John's this season at 0-2. The Blue Demons got a game-high 21 points and five assists from Brandon Young. Jamee Crockett had 14 points and added six rebounds. Sir`Dominic Pointer recorded a double-double for the Red Storm on 11 points and 12 rebounds. DePaul (10-10, 1-6 Big East) takes on Notre Dame (17-4, 5-3 Big East) on Saturday, February 2nd on their home court.

DePaul Game Notes

  • The last time DePaul started the season 10-10 was 2000.
  • DePaul beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Blue Demons have beaten the spread.
  • DePaul has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Blue Demons have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 1-8.
  • The Blue Demons have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, DePaul has lost 32 close games.
  • The Blue Demons have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 35.7% or worse.
  • DePaul has lost 75% of the time this season (3-9) after recording 13 or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition records 79 or more total points this season, DePaul has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 28 or more field goals made this season, DePaul has lost 75% of the time (2-6).
  • The Blue Demons set a season high for rebounds.
  • The last time DePaul recorded at least 52 rebounds was Dec 28, 2008 against Alcorn State.
  • DePaul set a season low for steals.
  • DePaul has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 5 games.
  • Cleveland Melvin recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with 6.
  • The top two scorers (Brandon Young and Jamee Crockett) accounted for 47.2% of the points.
  • Brandon Young has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 20 games this season.
  • Cleveland Melvin has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 20 games this season.
  • Cleveland Melvin recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Cleveland Melvin recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 12th of his career.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Brandon Young's career.

St. John's Game Notes

  • St. John's won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Red Storm won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, St. John's has lost 16 close games.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer accounted for 30.7% of the team's rebounds.
  • D`Angelo Harrison has led the team in scoring 12 times in 21 games this season.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 21 games this season.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer recorded a double-double. It was the 2nd of his career.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer set career highs with 12 rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds.
  • D`Angelo Harrison has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for D`Angelo Harrison.
  • JaKarr Sampson has 8 straight double-digit point games.
DEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Young362135004
AJamee Crockett341462011
B+C. Melvin3810130103
BDonnavan Kirk34661052
BWorrel Clahar14542002
BMoses Morgan271351013
B-C. McKinney22541101
-D. McDonald7021102
DD. Robertson Jr.11020000
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AS. Pointer3011121122
AD. Harrison301733111
B+Jamal Branch341133601
B+Phil Greene IV431322110
BJaKarr Sampson301380010
B-Amir Garrett21831101
B-Chris Obekpa29151250
-M. Bourgault4300000
-Christian Jones3200010

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