Villanova storms St. John’s, 81-58 in a blowout. The St. John’s Red Storm visited the Pavilion at Villanova and probably wished they hadn’t. Total domination from the Wildcats (15-3) moved their home win skein to 8 games.
The Red Storm (14-10) was out of this one early. The shots wouldn’t fall and the defense seemed confused the entire game. Villanova went on runs to make the difference a 7-0 another 7-0 and an 8-0 run was the difference.
How dominant was Nova? With 10 minutes left in the half, the Cats were up, 28-12 and closed the half in control at 42-25. Jermaine Samuels opened the second with 7 consecutive points to seal the deal on the 23 point margin of victory, 81-58. The 58 points was the lowest output for the Red Storm thus far this season.
Julian Champagnie knocked back 16 points in defeat with 10 coming from Isaiah Moore. For Villanova, Caleb Daniels picked up 17 with help from Collin Gillespie and Samuels who each nailed 14.
Villanova storms St. John’s in a blowout.
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