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Big East Basketball Tournament 2011: Syracuse vs. St. John's Live Blog

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: Scoop Jardine #11 of the Syracuse Orange brings the ball up court against Paris Horne #23 of the St. John's Red Storm during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters  at Madison Square Garden on March 10, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Dmitriy IoselevichSenior Analyst IIIMarch 10, 2011

The Syracuse Orange (25-6, 12-6 Big East) and the St. John's Red Storm (21-10, 12-6 Big East) face off this afternoon at Madison Square Garden in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament.

The Orange crushed the Red Storm, 76-59, in this same arena almost two months ago, but much has changed between the two teams since that first matchup.

Both teams are now ranked in the Top 25 and have their sights firmly set on the NCAA tournament—but a Big East championship wouldn't hurt.

Check back here for in-game updates and Tweet me your questions @dioselev.

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