St John's vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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St John's vs. Syracuse: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
St John's 58
(15-9, 4-5 away)
(9) Syracuse 77
(20-3, 15-0 home)
Venue: Carrier Dome
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
St John's 24 34 58
Syracuse 37 40 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
St John's J Sampson 21 J Sampson 6 S Pointer 5
Syracuse M Carter-Williams 17 C Fair 9 M Carter-Williams 8

On a day when the Orange scored 30 points from three-point territory, St. John's was trounced by No. 9 Syracuse 77-58 in conference play. The Red Storm go to 2-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. JaKarr Sampson put up a game-high 21 points plus six rebounds in the Red Storm loss. Chris Obekpa had seven points and added five rebounds. Michael Carter-Williams got a team-high 17 points and eight assists (6 Stl 4 Reb) for the Orange. St. John's (15-9, 7-5 Big East) heads to 11th-ranked Louisville (19-5, 7-4 Big East) on Thursday, February 14th.

St. John's Game Notes

  • The last time SJU started the season 15-9 was 2010.
  • Prior to this game, SJU played 48 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 10-38.
  • St. John's has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 30 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 77 or more total points this season, St. John's has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 45.5 percent or better this season, St. John's has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 10 or more three-pointers this season, St. John's has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • SJU set a season low for blocks (two).
  • St. John's has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past four games.
  • JaKarr Sampson accounted for 36.2 percent of the team's points.
  • JaKarr Sampson has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 7 times in 24 games this season.
  • Phil Greene IV has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of JaKarr Sampson's career.
  • JaKarr Sampson has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Sir`Dominic Pointer.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (C.J. Fair and Michael Carter-Williams) accounted for 44.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (C.J. Fair and Brandon Triche) accounted for 46.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 10 times in 23 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Carter-Williams set career highs with three three-pointers and six steals.
  • Baye Keita set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJaKarr Sampson352162207
BChris Obekpa29750011
B-D. Harrison351312001
C+S. Pointer25065202
C+M. Bourgault25354011
CAmir Garrett11430001
CPhil Greene IV371021003
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Carter-Williams371748602
ABrandon Triche361657103
AC.J. Fair391792002
BBaye Keita22840021
BJ. Southerland261322211
CJerami Grant15411001
D+R. Christmas18210112
-Trevor Cooney7000100

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