Boxscore
St. John's 58, Fordham 47
Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York
Officials - Jeff Anderson, James Breeding, Robert Riley
Attendance - 10003

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Fordham 27 20 47
St. John's 24 34 58

Recap


St. John’s 58, Fordham 47: JaKarr Sampson scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the second half as the Red Storm rallied from a second-half deficit for the fourth time in the last six games to defeat the Rams at Madison Square Garden.

D’Angelo Harrison scored 14 points and 6-9 freshman Chris Obekpa added seven points and a school-record 11 blocked shots as St. John’s (7-3) won for the fifth time over the last six games.

The Red Storm trailed 27-24 at intermission but tied the game at 38 midway through the second half and forged ahead for good on a pair of free throws from Sampson.

Following an exchange of baskets and a free throw from Harrison, Sampson and Harrison carried St. John’s down the stretch as they combined to score 18 of the final 20 points – including the final nine – as the Red Storm pulled away.

Ryan Canty finished with 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Fordham (1-8).

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Red Storm finished with a school-record 15 blocked shots. ... St. John’s shot a season-low 32.8 percent from the field – the third straight game it has failed to reach 40 percent. … Fordham shot a season-low 28.8 percent from the field and hit just three of its 21 attempts beyond the arc, also its worst performance of the season.

Fordham Rams

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Branden Frazier 39:00 3-12 2-8 4-5 3 0 3 3 3 1 3 0 12
Ryan Canty 37:00 7-17 0-0 1-2 7 9 16 1 5 0 3 1 15
Bryan Smith 28:00 1-7 0-5 0-0 1 5 6 0 2 1 4 1 2
Jermaine Myers 29:00 1-3 0-2 0-1 0 3 3 1 3 1 3 0 2
Ryan Rhoomes 21:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 3 2 5 2 4 0 1 0 2
Jeffrey Short 26:00 2-11 1-5 1-2 4 7 11 2 4 0 3 0 6
Travion Leonard 15:00 4-12 0-0 0-0 4 0 4 0 4 1 2 2 8
Devon McMillan 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-66 3-20 6-10 22 27 49 9 26 4 19 4 47
  28.8% 15.0% 60.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 19

St. John's Red Storm

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Phil Greene 33:00 3-10 1-2 1-2 1 5 6 4 0 2 0 0 8
Felix Balamou 6:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Sir'Dominic Pointer 20:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2
Jakarr Sampson 36:00 6-17 0-0 4-9 4 6 10 0 4 3 2 3 16
D'Angelo Harrison 32:00 3-12 0-5 8-10 1 2 3 4 3 5 2 0 14
Marc-Antoine Bourqault 7:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Chris Obekpa 31:00 3-5 0-0 1-6 4 1 5 1 2 0 1 11 7
Amir Garrett 24:00 2-5 0-0 2-2 3 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 6
Christian Jones 11:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 20-60 2-9 16-29 13 16 29 11 13 11 8 15 58
  33.3% 22.2% 55.2% Team Rebs: 11   Total TO: 8