St. John's misses golden opportunity

Red Storm suffer crushing blow to hopes of earning double-bye in Big East tourney

Updated: March 4, 2011, 3:42 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The St. John's Express plowed into a speed bump Thursday evening across the Hudson River -- and it cost them in more ways than one.

The No. 15-ranked Red Storm (19-10, 11-6 Big East) saw their six-game winning streak snapped by Seton Hall (12-17, 6-11), 84-70 at the Prudential Center. But more importantly, St. John's almost certainly squandered its opportunity of getting a two-round bye in next week's Big East tournament.

And to top it all off, in a rather stunning ...

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