Boxscore
Gonzaga 86, St. John's 71
Thursday, March 17, 2011 9:45 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - Tony Greene, J.T. Orr, Scott Thornley
Attendance - 19216

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Gonzaga 43 43 86
St. John's 32 39 71

Recap


Marquise Carter scored a career-high 26 points and Gonzaga shot 60 percent from 3-point range on Thursday while cruising to a 86-71 victory over St. John’s in second-round NCAA tournament play at Denver.

Steven Gray scored 16 points and Elias Harris added 15 points as 11th-seeded Gonzaga (25-9) will face third seed BYU Saturday in the third round of the Southeast Region.

Dwight Hardy scored 26 points and Justin Brownlee added 14 for sixth-seeded St. Johns (21-12).

Gonzaga made 9-of-15 3-point attempts with Gray hitting four from the arc and Carter adding three. The Bulldogs had an astounding 42-17 rebounding edge and led by as many as 18 points.

St. John’s led 8-2 after two minutes before Gonzaga started rolling and outscored the Red Storm 22-6 over the next five-plus minutes.

St. John’s played without starting forward D.J. Kennedy, who suffered a major knee injury during last week’s Big East tournament.

Gonzaga Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Steven Gray 34:00 6-11 4-7 0-0 0 6 6 5 3 2 2 0 16
Robert Sacre 31:00 4-11 0-0 1-2 4 5 9 0 2 0 3 0 9
Demetri Goodson 33:00 1-5 0-1 4-4 2 2 4 4 2 1 3 1 6
Elias Harris 26:00 5-8 2-2 3-3 1 7 8 3 1 0 1 0 15
Marquise Carter 38:00 6-10 3-5 9-11 2 4 6 6 3 2 2 0 24
Sam Dower 9:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 6
David Stockton 8:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 2
Kelly Olynyk 12:00 2-3 0-0 2-4 2 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 6
Mike Hart 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2
TOTAL 200 28-52 9-15 21-26 12 29 41 20 15 6 15 2 86
  53.8% 60.0% 80.8% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 15

St. John's Red Storm

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Justin Brownlee 33:00 6-13 2-4 0-1 0 2 2 1 4 3 2 1 14
Dwight Hardy 39:00 10-23 3-7 3-3 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 26
Dwayne Polee II 21:00 4-6 0-0 4-5 1 2 3 3 0 3 0 0 12
Sean Evans 17:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 2 4 6 0 3 1 0 1 4
Paris Horne 37:00 4-8 2-4 1-4 0 2 2 2 4 1 1 0 11
Malik Boothe 15:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 2
Justin Burrell 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 3 0 1 1 0
Malik Stith 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Dele Coker 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 0
Kevin Clark 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-58 7-15 10-15 4 14 18 9 22 10 10 4 71
  46.6% 46.7% 66.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 10
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