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Game thread: St. John’s vs Georgetown, Big East Tournament Round 1

Johnnies are hoping to add to this season’s win total on the biggest stage so far this season.

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Time to do this thing!

St. John’s vs Georgetown, an opportunity for the TV stations to show us more Ewing vs Mullin memories. No one ever shows Mike Sweetney vs Marcus Hatten highlights. What’s up with that?

Anyway, St. John’s goes toe to toe with Patrick Ewing’s Georgetown side. The Johnnies are hoping a new look will mean new results.

In the first matchup, LJ FIgueroa went off for 23 points and Rasheem Dunn dropped 18.

In the second matchup, Mustapha Heron and Rasheem Dunn led the team with 16 each.

Heron is sidelined with a boot on.

In the first matchup, Greg Williams Jr. did not play, and Julian Champagnie went scoreless with one shot and one rebound. In the second game, that duo combined for 14 points.

The two have been hot of late, and we will expect to see more from each of them tonight. Williams has scored in double figures in his last four games, while Champagnie has scored in double figures in his last seven.

Big East Tournament Game Information

Who: St. John’s Red Storm (16-15, 5-13 Big East) vs. Georgetown Hoyas (15-16, 5-13 Big East)

When: Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 PM

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

TV: FS1 | Fox Sports Online

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

Tickets: Tickets are as low as $5. Given the unknowns about the COVID-19 virus and it’s spread, take precautions before jumping on a ticket deal, of course.

Last Meeting: St. John’s dropped a competitive contest to the Hoyas, losing a 17-point second half lead along the way.

Last Big East game: St. John’s jumped out to an early lead and fended off Marquette for an 88-86 win.

Georgetown battled Villanova but fell by one point.