Monmouth vs St. John's Recap - St. John's Wins 64-54
|Monmouth vs St. John's Recap - St. John's Wins 64-54|
St. John's grabbed a 64-54 win over Monmouth on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from Phil Greene IV at Carnesecca Arena.
St. John's won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20-point spread.
D'Angelo Harrison had 15 points for St. John's and Jakarr Sampson chipped in with 14 points. Orlando Sanchez had 6 assists for them, while Jakarr Sampson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Monmouth got a 15-point performance from Justin Robinson, who was supported by 9 points from Deon Jones. Justin Robinson had 2 assists in a losing cause for Monmouth, while Tyrone O'Garro grabbed 12 rebounds.
St. John's hit the break leading 28-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Monmouth as they grabbed 44 boards, while St. John's only had 35.