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Game thread: St. John's vs Georgetown

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Today, Madison Square Garden will play host to the 107th meeting between St. John's and Georgetown. Ahead of Saturday's contest, the Red Storm hold a 55-51 advantage in the all-time series.

This contest is important for both teams, as they take aim for 6th place in the Big East, a seed that grants a first round bye in the conference tournament. Currently at 6-9 in Big East play, the Johnnies will be looking to avoid any setbacks. Losing today will leave them tied with Georgetown for 7th place.

Last time these two took the hardwood, Georgetown breezed by St. John's 83-55. Coming into this contest, both teams are riding a two game losing streak.

Can the Red Storm lock down a reeling Georgetown, making it three consecutive victories at Madison Square Garden?

As this contest endures, add your comments or opinions below!

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