St. John’s play is spiraling retired of power — and quickly.
The Red Storm were torched by Creighton successful a 104-76 nonaccomplishment connected Wednesday nighttime successful Omaha, Neb.
It was the archetypal clip St. John’s had fixed up astatine slightest 100 points since a 108-67 nonaccomplishment to Villanova successful the 2017 Big East Tournament. But that Wildcats squad was No. 1 successful the country. Creighton is 12-8 overall, 6-3 successful the Big East.
The Red Storm fell to 13-8 overall, 3-7 successful league play. St. John’s showed signs of beingness a week agone with an 85-74 astatine Connecticut, past ranked successful the apical 10, but person mislaid 2 consecutive and 7 of 9 since starting the play 11-1.
AJ Storr led St. John’s with a game-high 23 points, and Joel Soriano chipped successful 18.
But each 5 Bluejays starters were successful treble figures and a full of 12 players scored for Creighton. Baylor Scheierman led the Bluejays with 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 16 points and added 5 rebounds and 3 blocks.
St. John’s really led 15-12 early, but Creighton turned it connected from there, pulling retired to a 52-39 pb by halftime and putting up different 52 points successful the 2nd fractional arsenic the crippled was ne'er successful doubt.
— with AP