Boxscore
St. John's 89, South Carolina 65
Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York
Officials - Roger Ayers, Jim Burr, Mike Roberts
Attendance - 4902

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Carolina 26 39 65
St. John's 38 51 89

Recap


St. John's 89, South Carolina 65
: D'Angelo Harrison scored 26 points to lead the hot-shooting Red Storm to an easy win over the visiting Gamecocks in the SEC-Big East Challenge.

Amir Garrett had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Phil Greene IV chipped in 13 points for St. John's (5-2), which shot 56.9 percent from the floor. Harrison was 8-for-13, Garrett went 7-for-8 and Greene made his only two 3-point tries, part of a team-wide 7-for-14 effort from beyond the arc.

Michael Carrera had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Gamecocks (5-2). His tip-in less than four minutes in gave South Carolina its last lead at 6-5.

Harrison had the first four points of an 18-4 surge midway through the first half that helped the Red Storm carry a 12-point lead into the locker room. Their advantage remained the same until Harrison hit a 3-pointer and Sampson made two free throws to make it 59-42 with 10:50 left.

The Red Storm continued to pour it on when Garrett scored to ignite a 10-2 burst moments later. The lead ballooned to 76-51 on Garrett's three-point play with 5:19 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Carolina did not shoot a free throw until nearly two minutes had elapsed in the second half. St. John's had already taken 16. ... Harrison has scored at least 20 points in six of seven games this season. ... This was the first meeting between the two programs.

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Lakeem Jackson 20:00 3-7 0-0 0-1 4 2 6 0 3 0 3 0 6
LaShay Page 13:00 1-7 0-4 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2
Eric Smith 24:00 1-7 1-4 0-0 2 0 2 2 4 0 2 0 3
R.J. Slawson 21:00 2-2 0-0 2-4 3 1 4 0 2 1 1 0 6
Michael Carrera 23:00 3-7 0-0 5-6 6 5 11 1 2 0 2 0 11
Brian Richardson 14:00 2-7 2-5 2-2 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 8
Mindaugas Kacinas 24:00 4-7 0-0 1-4 3 3 6 1 1 0 0 0 9
Bruce Ellington 29:00 3-10 0-4 1-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 7
Brenton Williams 12:00 4-7 2-4 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 10
Laimonas Chatkevicius 11:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3
Damien Leonard 4:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shane Phillips 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-65 5-23 12-21 20 16 36 10 17 2 12 1 65
  36.9% 21.7% 57.1% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 12

St. John's Red Storm

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Felix Balamou 23:00 3-4 0-0 2-2 0 3 3 3 1 2 1 3 8
Phil Greene 28:00 5-8 2-2 1-2 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 0 13
D'Angelo Harrison 29:00 8-13 3-6 7-8 3 3 6 1 3 2 1 0 26
Sir'Dominic Pointer 20:00 0-3 0-0 2-4 0 2 2 5 4 2 2 0 2
Jakarr Sampson 25:00 4-6 0-0 3-4 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 2 11
Chris Obekpa 25:00 4-7 0-0 0-1 2 1 3 3 2 1 1 3 8
Amir Garrett 28:00 7-8 0-0 1-3 6 5 11 3 1 0 0 0 15
Christian Jones 7:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Marc-Antoine Bourqault 9:00 2-4 2-4 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Sam Sealy 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Khadim Ndiaye 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jamal White 2:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Lipscomb 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 33-58 7-14 16-24 11 19 30 19 18 8 7 9 89
  56.9% 50.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 7