PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 11: JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats attempts a shot against the Syracuse Orange at the Wells Fargo Center on January 11, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Villanova Vs. St. John's Final Score: Wildcats Win In Overtime

The Villanova Wildcats improved to 10-10 and 3-5 in the Big East with a 79-76 overtime victory over the St. John's Red Storm today.

  • Live
3 Total Updates since January 21, 2012
  • Important 2
  • Updates 2
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 3

Villanova Vs. St. John's Final Score: Wildcats Win In Overtime

The Villanova Wildcats improved to 10-10 and 3-5 in the Big East with a 79-76 overtime victory over the St. John's Red Storm today. The Wildcats were able to force overtime on a Maalik Wayns jumper to tie the game with 35 seconds remaining and outlasted the Red Storm in overtime to seal the victory.

Wayns was the Wildcats leading scorer with 28 points on 18 shots, but turned the ball over seven times. Dominc Cheek, James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston also scored in double figures for the Wildcats. Like Wayns, Pinkston had a game-leading seven turnovers.

Despite shooting 39 percent from the field and turning the ball over 22 times the Wildcats were able to dominate the glass, out-rebounding the Red Storm 46 to 29.

The Wildcats next game is Jan. 25 against the 21st ranked Louisville.

For more on the Red Storm visit the SB Nation blog Rumble In The Garden, while The Nova Blog has everything on the Wildcats. Need a Big East basketball fix? Visit Big East Coast Bias.

Continue

Villanova Vs. St. John's Halftime Score: Wildcats Lead 29-24

The 9-10 Villanova Wildcats lead the St. John's Red Storm 29-24 at halftime of the two team's Big East showdown. Both teams rank near the bottom of the standings with 2-5 conference records. The Wildcats are 9-10 on the season, while the Red Storm are 8-10.

The offenses have been inefficient during the first half with both teams shooting 32 percent from the field. The Wildcats are dominating the glass, out-rebounding the Red Storm 27 to 15, including 11 offensive rebounds. Both teams have eight turnovers a piece and 10 fouls.

The Wildcats are being paced by Dominic Cheek, who has seven points on eight shots. Maalik Wayns and JayVaughn Pinkston have six points each.

The second half of the game can be seen on ESPNU.

For more on the Red Storm visit the SB Nation blog Rumble In The Garden, while The Nova Blog has everything on the Wildcats. Need a Big East basketball fix? Visit Big East Coast Bias.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.