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Game thread: St. John’s vs DePaul

The Red Storm try to break a 3-game losing streak.

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NCAA Basketball: Big East Tournament-St. John vs DePaul Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The curtain goes up on the Johnnies at the Garden in Big East play. This year, even DePaul gets to play in The World’s Most Famous Arena (more famous than Wembley? Camp Nou? Do outdoor arenas even count?).

With both teams winless in Big East play but better than preseason predictions would have guessed, expect a lot of desperate energy. Which team can channel than into a disruptive attack?

Game Details

Who: St. John’s Red Storm (11-5, 0-3 Big East) vs. DePaul Blue Demons (12-3, 0-2)

When: Saturday, January 11th, 12:00 PM ET

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

TV: FSN or YES | FoxSportsGo

Audio: St. John’s website provides free audio for the game. The stream can be found by clicking here.

Tickets: Tickets for the Red Storm’s first Big East game in Madison Square Garden go for $40 or more.

Last Season in MSG: St. John’s salvaged their NCAA Tournament berth with a win over DePaul in the Big East Tournament. The Johnnies had lost two to DePaul in February in bruising fashion.

Last Big East game: St. John’s got bodied by Georgetown, 87-66 in DC.

Last Saturday in Chicago, DePaul struggled with shooting and turnovers, and fell 66-65 to visiting Providence team.