Pittsburgh vs St. John's Final: 63-47 - Recap
|Pittsburgh vs St. John's Final: 63-47 - Recap|
St. John's was burned for 25 points by Tray Woodall on Sunday as Pittsburgh picked up a 63-47 win at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed Pittsburgh were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6 at sportsbooks.
Lamar Patterson had 11 points for Pittsburgh and Steven Adams chipped in with 8 points. James Robinson had 4 assists for them, while Lamar Patterson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
St. John's got a 14-point performance from Jakarr Sampson, who was supported by 11 points from Phil Greene IV. Sir'Dominic Pointer had 3 assists in a losing cause for St. John's, while Sir'Dominic Pointer grabbed 8 rebounds.
Pittsburgh led at halftime, 30-27.
St. John's won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-37.