Pittsburgh 63, St. John's 47

Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York
Officials - Jim Burr, Tony Greene, Wally Rutecki
Attendance - 9129

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Pittsburgh 30 33 63
St. John's 27 20 47

Recap

No. 22 Pittsburgh 63, St. John’s 47: Tray Woodall scored a season-high 25 points as the visiting Panthers used a second-half run to pull away from the Red Storm.

Woodall shot 8-of-14 from the field and 4-of-7 from 3-point range for Pittsburgh (21-7, 9-6 Big East), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Lamar Patterson had 11 points and a team-high six rebounds and Steven Adams added eight points while the Panthers held St. John’s to 31.6 percent from the field and 2-of-15 from beyond the arc.

Freshman JaKarr Sampson led the Red Storm (16-11, 8-7) with 14 points and Phil Greene had 11.

Woodall made two 3-pointers as Pittsburgh ran out to a 17-10 lead 8:50 into the contest. Greene scored nine of his points to help pull St. John’s within 24-21 with 4:59 left in the first half before the Panthers settled for a 30-27 lead at halftime.

After two Sir’Dominic Pointer free throws gave the Red Storm a 33-32 edge with 17:25 to go, Pittsburgh reeled off a 23-8 run — keyed by two 3-pointers and a three-point play from Woodall — to build a 55-41 cushion with 5:32 to go. St. John’s never got closer than 10 from there.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Pittsburgh has now won nine of the last 11 meetings in the series. … The Panthers entered the game ranking first in the Big East in scoring defense (55.2). … Pointer finished with six points and a game-high eight rebounds. ... The two teams entered the game tied with Villanova for seventh place in the Big East standings.
 

Pittsburgh Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Steven Adams 23:00 3-6 0-0 2-4 1 2 3 0 2 1 2 3 8
Tray Woodall 31:00 8-14 4-7 5-6 0 4 4 2 2 2 0 0 25
Lamar Patterson 28:00 4-6 0-2 3-7 2 4 6 2 2 2 5 1 11
Talib Zanna 15:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 3 0 2 0 4
James Robinson 33:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 3 3 4 2 1 0 0 2
Dante Taylor 19:00 2-4 0-0 1-1 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 1 5
Trey Zeigler 14:00 0-3 0-0 1-2 1 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
J.J. Moore 23:00 2-5 1-2 0-2 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 5
Durand Johnson 9:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cameron Wright 5:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-51 5-14 14-24 7 23 30 10 17 7 10 5 63
  43.1% 35.7% 58.3% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 10

St. John's Red Storm

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marc-Antoine Bourqault 13:00 1-4 0-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Phil Greene 40:00 5-13 1-4 0-0 1 2 3 1 2 0 3 0 11
D'Angelo Harrison 33:00 1-12 1-5 3-6 1 3 4 2 2 0 2 0 6
Sir'Dominic Pointer 39:00 2-8 0-2 2-2 0 8 8 3 5 0 2 0 6
Jakarr Sampson 26:00 6-11 0-0 2-2 4 2 6 0 3 3 2 1 14
Chris Obekpa 22:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 2 2 4 0 3 2 1 4 4
Amir Garrett 24:00 2-3 0-0 0-2 3 2 5 1 1 0 0 2 4
Jamal Branch 3:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-57 2-15 9-14 11 19 30 7 17 5 12 7 47
  31.6% 13.3% 64.3% Team Rebs: 8   Total TO: 12