St John's vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview
|St John's||D Harrison 19.7||J Sampson 6.6||P Greene IV 2.7|
|Georgetown||O Porter 15.0||O Porter 7.7||N Lubick 2.7|
On Saturday, St. John's matches up against Georgetown. It starts at 4:00 EST and you can see it on CBS. The Red Storm lost to the Hoyas 67-51 on January 12th and are 3-5 against them over the last four years.
Georgetown and St. John's are neighbors in the Big East, holding down 4th and 3rd place, respectively. St. John's is rolling, currently on a five-game winning streak.
In their last game, D`Angelo Harrison put up 17 points in the Red Storm 79-74 win over DePaul on January 30th. With 19.7 points per game and 1.7 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. In a 74-52 blowout of Seton Hall on January 30th, Otto Porter put up 20 points for the Hoyas. He puts up a team-leading 15.0 points per game, 7.7 rebounds per game, and 1.9 steals per game.
- St. John's can actually jump, with more rebounds (36.6 per game vs 33.2 per game) than Georgetown this season.
- Keep filling up on cupcakes. St. John's has a stronger schedule than Georgetown this season (SOS Rank: #43 vs #70).
- St. John's is better under pressure, and has defeated Georgetown in 7 out of the last 10 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
- The St. John's blocks leader (Chris Obekpa) has more blocks than the Georgetown blocks leader (Mikael Hopkins).
- Chris Obekpa is ranked 1st nationally in blocks.
- How does our back look? St. John's is ranked higher than Georgetown in the Big East (#3 vs #4).
- The St. John's three-point leader (D`Angelo Harrison) has more three-pointers than the Georgetown three-point leader (Markel Starks).
- The St. John's assist leader (Phil Greene IV) has more assists than the Georgetown assist leader (Nate Lubick).
- D`Angelo Harrison is ranked 12th nationally in points, 3rd in the Big East in three-pointers, and 7th in the Big East in steals.
|C+||Phil Greene IV||31||9||3||3||1||0||1|