Boxscore
St. John's 57, New Jersey Tech 49
Saturday, December 1, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York
Officials - Brian O'Connell, Gary Prager, Wally Rutecki
Attendance - 4314

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
New Jersey Tech 35 14 49
St. John's 23 34 57

Recap

St. John's  57, NJIT 49: D'Angelo Harrison scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and the host Red Storm withstood a fierce challenge from the Highlanders.

JaKarr Sampson reached double figures for the sixth straight game and also collected his first career double-double by contributing 15 points and 17 rebounds. Chris Obekpa added eight points, including six straight during St. John's (6-2) game-ending 10-2 run.

Ryan Woods led NJIT (4-3) with 16 points. Leading scorer Chris Flores added 10 for the Highlanders, which shot 32.2 percent, committed 15 turnovers and went scoreless in the final 3:53.

The Red Storm won despite shooting 36.7 percent and a horrendous 11-of-29 from the foul line. They sputtered in the first half and entered the break behind 35-23 before rallying with seven straight points from Harrison and an 11-0 run that brought them to within 38-36 five minutes into the second half.

St. John's took the lead for good when Harrison hit a free throw with 5:20 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: St. John's tied a season high with 12 blocked shots, one short of the school record. ... NJIT fell to 0-3 against St. John's and 0-13 all-time against Big East opponents. ... Harrison has scored 67 points in his last three games.

New Jersey Tech Highlanders

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Chris Flores 34:00 3-10 2-7 2-4 1 3 4 6 2 2 0 0 10
Sean McCarthy 11:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
PJ Miller 30:00 2-11 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 2 2 0 6 1 4
Ryan Woods 35:00 6-14 4-9 0-0 1 7 8 1 4 0 0 3 16
Terrence Smith 34:00 5-11 0-0 0-2 2 8 10 0 4 1 2 4 10
Quentin Bastian 14:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 0 2 0 2 0 0
Daquan Holiday 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
Nigel Sydnor 7:00 0-2 0-1 2-4 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 2
Odera Nweke 11:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 2 3 5 0 1 0 0 1 3
Ky Howard 15:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 2 3 1 3 0 4
TOTAL 200 19-59 7-19 4-10 10 29 39 12 24 5 15 10 49
  32.2% 36.8% 40.0% Team Rebs: 3   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
Sir'Dominic Pointer 30:00 2-4 0-0 0-1 2 3 5 3 2 1 1 1 4
Jakarr Sampson 36:00 6-14 0-0 3-7 6 11 17 2 1 1 1 2 15
Felix Balamou 19:00 1-7 0-0 3-4 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5
Phil Greene 25:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0
D'Angelo Harrison 35:00 7-17 2-7 5-9 2 2 4 1 2 2 6 2 21
Amir Garrett 26:00 2-7 0-0 0-8 3 6 9 3 2 1 1 2 4
Marc-Antoine Bourqault 3:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Obekpa 26:00 4-5 0-0 0-0 3 3 6 0 1 1 3 5 8
TOTAL 200 22-60 2-10 11-29 17 26 43 11 12 7 13 12 57
  36.7% 20.0% 37.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 13