No. 25 Bearcats Travel To Big Apple To Face Red Storm Saturday

Jan. 22, 2011

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Game 20: Cincinnati at St. John's
Saturday, Jan. 22 -- 4 p.m. (EST) -- Carnesecca Arena (6,008) -- Queens, N.Y.
TV: FOX Sports Ohio/BIG EAST Network -- Radio: 700 WLW


-On Wednesday St. John's lost to Louisville, 88-63. The Red Storm had a season-high 25 turnovers, more than double their season average. Paris Horne led the Red Storm with 13 points and Malik Stith added 12.
-St. John's defeated Notre Dame on Jan. 16, 72-54. The victory marked the Red Storm's second win over a top 25 team this season, the first time they've beaten two ranked teams in one year since the 2005-06 season.
-The last time St. John's won three games vs. ranked opponents in a one year was the 2001-02 season. ff St. John's is in the midst of an eight-game stretch against top 25 opponents. It is currenly 2-3 during that strech.
-St. John's has nine four-year seniors on its roster and one fifth-year senior. ff St. John's is 6-5 all-time against Cincinnati and is 3-3 in BIG EAST games against the Bearcats. The Red Storm beat UC 52-20 on Jan. 13, 2010 at Madison Square Garden.

-St. Johns 52, UC 50: Jan. 13, 2010......... Madison Square Garden
-Final: St. John's went on a 5-0 run in the final 1:30 to defeat Cincinnati, 52-50.
-Defining Moment: Dwight Hardy made four free throws in the final nine seconds to give the Red Storm a lead and Deonta Vaughn's gamewinning 3-point attempt went off the back of the rim.
-Key Stats: Cincinnati committed a season-high 21 turnovers and failed to hit a 3-pointer in 12 attempts.
-Performance Leaders: Yancy Gates - 12 pts., 8 reb.; Steve Toyloy - 8 pts., 7 reb.