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Game thread: St. John’s vs Creighton

The #10/11 ranked Bluejays come to Queens to start March.

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The winds of March have blown in, cold and blustery, as the Johnnies try to finish their season on an upswing.

Now at .500 — with at least four games to go in the regular season and opening round of the Big East Tournament — St. John’s is locked into the bottom three of the conference standings. Still, today’s game is an opportunity to put the strengths of this team together, build for next year and, with two or three postseason wins — position the squad for a possible NIT berth.

Opportunity awaits. Let’s talk about it.

Game Information

Who: St. John’s Red Storm (14-14, 3-12 Big East) vs. #10/#11 Creighton Bluejays (22-6, 11-4 Big East)

When: Sunday, March 1, 12:00 PM

Where: Carnesecca Arena, Queens, NY

TV: Fox Sports 1 | Fox Sports Go

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

Tickets: Tickets can be obtained for as low as $26.

Last Meeting: In February, Creighton scored at will on St. John’s, delivering the Red Storm’s worst defensive performance of the season on a per-possession basis. Creighton won in Omaha, 94-82. For those looking at silver linings, it was also the Red Storm’s second-best offensive performance this season.

Last Big East game: St. John’s fell at Villanova,71-60.

Creighton blasted Butler in Omaha, 81-59.