Johnnies look to zig Zags out of tourney

Can Red Storm turn their first-round opponents into Gone-zaga? It's time to dance!

Updated: March 15, 2011, 9:59 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- St. John's has racked up plenty of frequent flier miles this season -- and it's about to rack up a whole bunch more.

The Red Storm were shipped 1,800 miles away for their first-round (and potential second-round) game of this year's NCAA tournament. St. John's, the No. 6 seed in the Southeast Region, will face No. 11 seed Gonzaga at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo., on Thursday evening. (Tip-off will be at approximately 9:45 p.m. ET, with CBS announcers Verne Lundquist and Bill ...

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