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About Last Night: March 17, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day didn’t bring any luck for mid-majors, but there were some great games. Unfortunately the NYC-area teams are dropping like flies.

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Villanova Blowout Of St. John’s Shows Red Storm There’s Plenty To Learn

Hopes for an historic upset never got out of the starting gate, as Villanova throttled St. John’s 108-67 Thursday afternoon in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden.

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St. John’s Survives In Big East Tournament First Round

St. John’s has its first Big East Tournament win in six years. The Red Storm took down Georgetown for the second time in as many weeks behind 17 points from freshman Shamorie Ponds, winning their opening-round contest with the Hoyas 74-73 Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

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St. John’s Holds Off Georgetown As Ponds Nears Rookie Record

St. John’s avenged its worst loss of league play with an 86-80 victory over Georgetown Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 13, 2017

Now it’s getting real. There is just a month until Selection Sunday and the resumes are starting to solidify.

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St. John’s Rounding Into Form With Win Over Seton Hall

St. John’s avenged last month’s dismal loss at Seton Hall with an energizing 78-70 victory over the Pirates Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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St. John’s Hits Its Stride In Win Over Marquette

St. John’s picked up its fifth Big East win of the season with an 86-72 victory over Marquette Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

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Villanova 86, UNC Asheville 56: Wildcats Cruise In First Round of NCAA Tournament

BROOKLYN — In the end, UNC Asheville could have mixed up every type of zone imaginable, but Villanova was going to make their shots as they cruised to a 86-56 victory in the NCAA tournament at Barclays Center.

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Wagner vs. Creighton: 3 Questions

The NCAA tournament may be in full swing, but Wagner is still playing in the NIT. The Seahawks hopped on a plane in Buffalo, NY and headed straight to Omaha, NE after upsetting St. Bonaventure.

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Seton Hall’s 20-Year Final Four Dream

“You writers, write this down,” said the Seton Hall fan, long after the band had packed up their trumpets and flutes, and security’s suggestions to exit Madison Square Garden became a bit firmer.

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