St. John's vs Cincinnati Wrap - St. John's Wins 53-52
St. John's grabbed a 53-52 win over Cincinnati on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Jakarr Sampson at Fifth Third Arena.
St. John's won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as underdogs.
St. John's got 15 points from D'Angelo Harrison and another 8 points from Amir Garrett. D'Angelo Harrison contributed 3 assists, while Chris Obekpa cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Cincinnati got 23 points from Cashmere Wright in a losing cause and another 14 points from Titus Rubles. JaQuon Parker contributed 2 assists for them, while Cheikh Mbodj had 10 rebounds.
St. John's led at halftime, 24-21.
The rebound battle favored St. John's as they grabbed 40 boards, while Cincinnati only had 34.