St. John’s Wins at Georgetown for First Time Since 2003
Shamorie Ponds made six Three-pointers and had 37 issues and Five assists as St. John’s beat Georgetown, 97-94, in extra time on Saturday afternoon, finishing a 13-game dropping streak in opposition to the Hoyas in Washington.
The Red Storm had misplaced 13 consecutive video games at Georgetown. Their closing win there was once on Jan. 18, 2003.
St. John’s began extra time on a 7-1 run, and Ponds made considered one of two loose throws with 23 seconds left for a 97-94 lead. Georgetown had two seems to be at a possible tying Three-pointer, however James Akinjo didn’t hit the rim, and Jahvon Blair’s open shot from the wing bounced out.
Georgetown, taking part in with out guard Mac McClung (ankle) and ahead Trey Mourning (concussion), was once main by means of Five issues with 52 seconds left in legislation, however Ponds made two loose throws with 14 seconds left, and L. J. Figueroa got here up with a thieve and sank two loose throws, tying it with 11.Three seconds left to play. Justin Simon added 14 issues, Nine rebounds and six assists for St. John’s (14-1, 2-1 Big East).
Jessie Govan had 25 issues and 11 rebounds, and Josh LeBlanc additionally had a double-double with 12 issues and 12 rebounds for Georgetown (11-Four, 1-2).
ALABAMA 77, KENTUCKY 75 Tevin Mack made six first-half Three-pointers on his technique to 22 issues, and host Alabama (10-Three) held off No. 13 Kentucky (10-Three) within the Southeastern Conference opener for each groups. Dazon Ingram scored all 11 of his issues after halftime, together with some key loose throws, within the Crimson Tide’s 5th consecutive win. The Wildcats gave them a large scare within the ultimate seconds after surging again from 11 issues down. Tyler Herro’s Three-point check out for the win at the buzzer bounced off the rim.
VIRGINIA 65, FLORIDA STATE 52 Kyle Guy scored 21 issues, and No. Four Virginia restricted No. Nine Florida State to simply 15 box targets in Charlottesville, Va. Guy scored 18 of his issues within the first half of because the Cavaliers (13-Zero, 1-Zero Atlantic Coast Conference) took a 42-23 lead. Braxton Key added 12 issues within the half of and completed with 20 for Virginia, off to its ideally suited get started because the 2014-15 crew received its first 19 video games. Phil Cofer scored Nine issues, main the Seminoles (12-2, Zero-1).
MICHIGAN STATE 86, OHIO STATE 77 Cassius Winston scored 25 issues, Nick Ward added 21, and No. eight Michigan State prolonged its unbeaten streak to 8 video games with a victory at No. 14 Ohio State. The ranking in the second one half of was once tied six instances ahead of the Spartans (13-2, Four-Zero Big Ten) took the lead on a Ward loose throw. A layup by means of Kenny Goins put them up by means of Three with about 3 and a half of mins left. Ohio State (12-2, 2-1) narrowed the deficit to six issues two times within the ultimate minute however may just no longer get nearer. Kaleb Wesson scored 25 issues for the Buckeyes, and Luther Muhammed had 12.
VIRGINIA TECH 77, BOSTON COLLEGE 66 Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 25 issues, main No. 10 Virginia Tech over visiting Boston College within the A.C.C. Alexander-Walker made Nine of 14 from the ground for the Hokies (13-1, 2-Zero), who overcame a cold-shooting first half of and received their 8th consecutive sport. Boston College (Nine-Four, Zero-1) led early in the second one half of, however Virginia Tech took keep watch over with an 11-Zero run.
SYRACUSE 72, NOTRE DAME 62 Elijah Hughes, a redshirt junior guard, had profession highs of 22 issues and 10 rebounds as Syracuse ruled down the stretch and received at Notre Dame. Oshae Brissett added 19 issues and 11 rebounds, and Tyus Battle scored 17 issues because the Orange (10-Four, 1-Zero) received their A.C.C. opener. T. J. Gibbs had 18 issues and Five assists and sank a career-best six Three-pointers in 13 tries for the Fighting Irish (10-Five, Zero-2). John Mooney chipped in his 7th double-double with 14 issues and a game-high 14 rebounds.