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NCAA Game Summary - Butler at St. John's



(Tuesday, February 18th)

Final Score: St. John's 77, Butler 52

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - JaKarr Sampson scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the St. John's Red Storm rolled over the Butler Bulldogs, 77-52, in a Big East duel at Madison Square Garden.

Jamal Branch added 10 points and Orlando Sanchez collected 11 rebounds, both off the bench, for St. John's (18-9, 8-6 Big East), which has won six straight.

Khyle Marshall netted 16 points, all in the first half, to pace Butler (12-14, 2-12), which has lost five straight. Kellen Dunham contributed 13 points and Alex Barlow chipped in 11.

Butler led, 33-30, at halftime. The Bulldogs shot 48 percent from the floor in the first period, while St. John's mustered a 36.7 percent effort. Marshall scored for the final time with a dunk on the final play of the half, as the Bulldogs entered intermission with the momentum.

The Bulldogs lost their rhythm after the break, recording only seven field goals on 20 percent shooting. The Red Storm took advantage, easily pulling away by netting 60.7 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes.

St. John's owned the interior, outrebounding Butler, 51-30, and outscoring the Bulldogs, 38-22, in the paint.

02/18 23:56:10 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR