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

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St John's vs. Louisville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
St John's 58
(15-10, 4-6 away)
(12) Louisville 72
(20-5, 12-1 home)
Venue: KFC Yum! Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
St John's 23 35 58
Louisville 32 40 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
St John's P Greene IV 21 C Obekpa 12 P Greene IV 3
Louisville R Smith 24 G Dieng 17 P Siva 6

On Thursday, Feb. 14, St. John's took a home loss to No. 12 Louisville 72-58 in conference play. The Red Storm now have a record of 2-4 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Red Storm got a team-high 21 points and three rebounds from Phil Greene IV. D`Angelo Harrison had 18 points and added three assists. Russ Smith finished with a game-high 24 points and six rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl) for the Cardinals. The next game will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20 when St. John's (15-10, 7-6 Big East) hosts South Florida (10-14, 1-11 Big East).

St. John's Game Notes

  • SJU beat the spread by three points. That makes the 8th time this season the Red Storm have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, SJU played 49 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 10-39.
  • When the opposition records 23 or more free throws made this season, St. John's has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 72 or more total points this season, St. John's has lost 78 percent of the time (2-7).
  • St. John's has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • Phil Greene IV accounted for 36.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Chris Obekpa accounted for 32.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Chris Obekpa has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 25 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Phil Greene IV's career.
  • Phil Greene IV has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Phil Greene IV had a career high with three three-pointers.
  • D`Angelo Harrison has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for D`Angelo Harrison.
  • Chris Obekpa recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Gorgui Dieng recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 13.
  • Russ Smith accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Gorgui Dieng accounted for 37.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Russ Smith has led the team in scoring 15 times in 25 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 25 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded the 28th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded a double-double. It was his seventh this season and 19th of his career.
  • Gorgui Dieng set career highs with 17 rebounds and 13 defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the 17th 20-point game of Russ Smith's career.
  • Russ Smith has six straight double-digit point games.
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
APhil Greene IV362133011
B+D. Harrison341823000
BJaKarr Sampson35892114
C+M. Bourgault22630212
CAmir Garrett12320000
CChris Obekpa290120033
CS. Pointer32262214
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Russ Smith292464300
AGorgui Dieng3710170122
APeyton Siva361246212
B+Chane Behanan271081101
CW. Blackshear19610000
CLuke Hancock21530102
C-M. Harrell13320001
D+Kevin Ware14210000
-S. Van Treese3010000

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