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

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Pittsburgh vs. St John's: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(20) Pittsburgh 63
(21-7, 5-4 away)
St John's 47
(16-11, 12-5 home)
Venue: Madison Square Garden
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, February 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Pittsburgh 30 33 63
St John's 27 20 47
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Pittsburgh T Woodall 25 L Patterson 6 J Robinson 4
St John's J Sampson 14 S Pointer 8 S Pointer 3

St. John's was thumped by No. 20 Pittsburgh 63-47 in conference play on Sunday, Feb. 24. The game remained close at halftime, as St. John's trailed just 30-27, but Pittsburgh took control in second half and won easily. The Red Storm are now 2-5 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. JaKarr Sampson put up a team-high 14 points and six rebounds for the Red Storm. Sir`Dominic Pointer scored six points and added eight rebounds. For the Panthers, Tray Woodall got a season-high 25 points and four rebounds. St. John's (16-11, 8-7 Big East) gets Providence (15-12, 7-8 Big East) on the road on Saturday, Mar. 2.

St. John's Game Notes

  • Prior to this game, SJU played 50 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 10-40.
  • When the opposition commits 10 or fewer turnovers this season, St. John's has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 43.1 percent or better this season, St. John's has lost 78 percent of the time (2-7).
  • SJU set season lows for assists (seven), field goals made (18), field goal percentage (31.6), and total points (47).
  • The top two scorers (JaKarr Sampson and Phil Greene IV) accounted for 53.1 percent of the points.
  • JaKarr Sampson has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 27 games this season.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 27 games this season.
  • This was the sixth foul out of the season for Sir`Dominic Pointer.
  • Sir`Dominic Pointer had a career high with eight defensive rebounds.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Tray Woodall recorded a team season high in points with 25.
  • Tray Woodall accounted for 39.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Tray Woodall has led the team in scoring eight times in 28 games this season.
  • Lamar Patterson has led the team in rebounding seven times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Tray Woodall's career.
  • Tray Woodall has seven straight double-digit point games.
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Tray Woodall312542200
BLamar Patterson281162215
BJames Robinson33234100
B-Steven Adams23830132
B-Dante Taylor19520010
C+Trey Zeigler14141000
CTalib Zanna15431002
CJ.J. Moore23520100
C-Durand Johnson9210000
-Cameron Wright5020001
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+JaKarr Sampson261460312
BS. Pointer39683002
B-Chris Obekpa22440241
B-Amir Garrett24451020
C+Phil Greene IV401131003
CD. Harrison33642002
DM. Bourgault13200001
-Jamal Branch3000001

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