St John's vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview

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St John's vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview
St John's
(14-7, 4-3 away)
Georgetown
(15-4, 13-2 home)
Venue: Verizon Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
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.

Georgetown StatSmack

  • 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.
SJU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ D. Harrison 36 20 5 2 2 0 2
B JaKarr Sampson 31 14 7 1 1 1 2
C+ Chris Obekpa 26 4 6 1 1 5 1
C+ S. Pointer 24 7 5 2 1 1 2
C+ Phil Greene IV 31 9 3 3 1 0 1
C+ Jamal Branch 26 9 2 2 2 0 2
C Amir Garrett 23 6 5 1 1 0 1
D+ Felix Balamou 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Christian Jones 10 3 1 1 0 0 1
D David Lipscomb 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D M. Bourgault 6 2 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
GTOWN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Otto Porter 34 15 8 3 2 1 2
B G. Whittington 35 12 7 2 1 1 2
B Markel Starks 32 12 2 3 1 0 1
B Nate Lubick 29 7 5 3 1 1 2
C+ D. Smith-Rivera 21 7 3 1 1 0 1
C+ Jabril Trawick 23 5 3 2 1 0 1
C Mikael Hopkins 20 6 2 1 1 1 2
C David Allen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
C John Caprio 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
C- Aaron Bowen 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
C- Brandon Bolden 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- Moses Ayegba 8 2 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Stephen Domingo 7 2 0 1 0 0 0
D+ Bradley Hayes 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
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