Villanova vs St. John's Recap - Villanova Wins 74-67
Villanova grabbed a 74-67 win over St. John's on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from JayVaughn Pinkston at Madison Square Garden.
Villanova was a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Villanova got 14 points from Josh Hart and another 13 points from Ryan Arcidiacono. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 3 assists, while JayVaughn Pinkston cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
St. John's got a 22-point performance from D'Angelo Harrison, who was supported by 12 points from Rysheed Jordan. Rysheed Jordan had 2 assists in a losing cause for St. John's, while Jakarr Sampson grabbed 9 rebounds.
Villanova hit the break trailing 33-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Villanova had a 48-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.