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

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Marquette vs. St John's: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(15) Marquette 69
(23-7, 7-6 away)
St John's 67
(16-14, 12-6 home)
Venue: Madison Square Garden
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marquette 28 35 69
St John's 25 38 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marquette V Blue 16 J Wilson 8 J Cadougan 4
St John's P Greene IV 20 J Sampson 7 J Branch 8

No. 15 Marquette won by a slim margin against St. John's 69-67 in overtime on Saturday, Mar. 9. The Golden Eagles got the win with 14 points and eight rebounds from Jamil Wilson. Vander Blue had a team-high 16 points and added five rebounds. For the Red Storm, JaKarr Sampson finished with 17 points and seven rebounds.

Marquette Game Notes

  • The last time Marquette started the season 23-7 was 2008.
  • The win over St. John's extended the Marquette winning streak to four games.
  • Marquette has played in four overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Golden Eagles have played in 12 overtime games with a record of 7-5.
  • The Golden Eagles have won six close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Marquette is 31-29 in close games.
  • The Golden Eagles have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 27 or more field goals made.
  • Marquette has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record five or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Marquette has won 90 percent of the time (19-2) when Davante Gardner has 10 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Junior Cadougan plays 33 minutes or more, and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Jamil Wilson has five field goals made or more.
  • The Golden Eagles set a season high for rebounds (48).
  • The last time Marquette recorded at least 48 rebounds was Mar 15, 2012 against Brigham Young.
  • The Golden Eagles have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Vander Blue and Jamil Wilson) accounted for 43.4 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (23) than the starters (20).
  • Vander Blue has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 30 games this season.
  • Jamil Wilson has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 30 games this season.
  • Jamil Wilson has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamil Wilson had a career high with seven defensive rebounds.
  • Trent Lockett had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

St. John's Game Notes

  • The Red Storm have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, St. John's is 29-18 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Red Storm losing streak to four games.
  • Jamal Branch recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Phil Greene IV and JaKarr Sampson) accounted for 55.2 percent of the points.
  • Phil Greene IV has led the team in scoring three times in 30 games this season.
  • Chris Obekpa has led the team in rebounding eight times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Phil Greene IV's career.
  • Phil Greene IV has four straight double-digit point games.
  • JaKarr Sampson has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Jamal Branch set a career high with eight assists.
MARQ PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJamil Wilson311482111
AS. Taylor Jr.12670001
AVander Blue391653203
BJunior Cadougan33754001
C+Juan Anderson14530101
CTrent Lockett26543103
CDavante Gardner251060005
CChris Otule20430012
C-Derrick Wilson12020200
D+Todd Mayo13202001
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJaKarr Sampson361771412
B+Jamal Branch33468111
B+Phil Greene IV392011101
B+Christian Jones201060101
BChris Obekpa28471071
C+M. Bourgault27851001
CAmir Garrett19221111
D+Felix Balamou20210011
-Khadim Ndiaye3010001

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