Scores

Final

St. John's 71

(11-7, 3-3 Big East)

DePaul 62

(10-8, 1-4 Big East)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    12:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SJU 35 3671
    DEP 33 2962

    Top Performers

    St. John's: S. Pointer 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    DePaul: J. Crockett 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    St. John's 71, DePaul 62

    Associated Press

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Jamal Branch scored 18 points to lead St. John's to a 71-62 victory over DePaul on Saturday.

    D'Angelo Harrison added 15 points and Sir'Dominic Pointer had 14 for the Red Storm (11-7, 3-3 Big East), who have won seven straight against DePaul.

    Jamee Crockett scored 19 points for DePaul (10-8, 1-4), which has lost three in a row and five of its last six. St. John's last game was a 67-63 upset of No. 20 Notre Dame on Tuesday.

    St. John's gained control early in the second half. DePaul took the lead at 39-37 but the Red Storm responded with a 10-0 run. JaKarr Sampson later scored after a steal to give St. John's a 56-46 lead with 10:31 remaining.

    Moses Morgan hit a 3-pointer to cut St. John's lead to 65-62 with 2:25 left, but Harrison made five free throws in the final 2:04 for the Red Storm.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SJU
    DEP
    Points 71 62
    FG Made-Attempted 29-59 (.492) 25-72 (.347)
    3P Made-Attempted 0-4 (.000) 5-25 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 7-9 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 8 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 2

    2012-13 Season

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