Fr what it’s worth, Vegas has St. John’s favored by one point today at the Garden against Seton Hall. The Hall is missing wing Desi Rodriguez, but really need this game to stay on the right side of NCAA Tournament inclusion.
But St. John’s needs today’s game as a win to get above .500 and possibly make the NIT. And to get out of the Big East’s cellar, where they share a record with DePaul (but win on tiebreakers).
It’s the 99th all-time meeting between the two squads, separated by a river. Will we see a better St. John’s performance today? Will Shamorie Ponds put on a show? Will we see Kassoum Yakwe again, who plays fairly well against the Pirates?
Who: St. John’s Red Storm (14-14, 3-12 Big East) vs. Seton Hall Pirates (19-9, 8-7 Big East)
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY (capacity 19,786)
When: Saturday, February 24, 12:00 PM
TV: FOX | Fox Sports Online
Audio: 570 AM WMCA | Tune In Radio
Last Meeting: With Shamorie Ponds injured, the Johnnies lost by five points on New Year’s Eve, the second of 11 losses in a row.