St. John's vs DePaul

St. John's 71, DePaul 62

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - 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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St. John's Red Storm
S. Pointer, F385-64-4112114
J. Sampson, F264-112-550010
J. Branch, G389-140-123218
D. Harrison, G384-127-982215
P. Greene IV, G130-50-00210
C. Obekpa243-30-16016
A. Garrett183-70-05016
C. Jones31-10-00002
F. Balamou20-00-01000
Totals 29-5913-20419871
 49.2%65% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F367-182-481116
J. Crockett, F337-163-343519
D. Kirk, F273-60-05036
B. Young, G282-112-210306
C. McKinney, G191-80-06202
M. Morgan203-90-01219
D. Robertson Jr.131-10-04032
W. Clahar121-30-00022
D. McDonald120-00-01320
Totals 25-727-943141762
 34.7%77.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Butler10-822-1156
Creighton9-920-15100
Marquette8-1020-13110
Georgetown7-1115-18106
DePaul3-159-22199
St. Johns1-178-24246
 
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