St. John’s hits new low in blowout loss to Creighton

St. John's hits new low in blowout loss to Creighton

St. John’s season is spiraling uncontrolled — and shortly.

The Purple Storm had been torched by Creighton in a 104-76 loss on Wednesday evening in Omaha, Neb.

It was the primary time St. John’s had given up a minimum of 100 factors since a 108-67 loss to Villanova within the 2017 Massive East Event. However that Wildcats group was No. 1 within the nation. Creighton is 12-8 total, 6-3 within the Massive East.

The Purple Storm fell to 13-8 total, 3-7 in convention play. St. John’s confirmed indicators of life every week in the past with an 85-74 at Connecticut, then ranked within the prime 10, however have misplaced two straight and 7 of 9 since beginning the season 11-1.

AJ Storr led St. John’s with a game-high 23 factors, and Joel Soriano chipped in 18.

However all 5 Bluejays starters had been in double figures and a complete of 12 gamers scored for Creighton. Baylor Scheierman led the Bluejays with 17 factors, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 16 factors and added 5 rebounds and three blocks.

St. John's coach Mike Anderson
St. John’s coach Mike Anderson
Corey Sipkin for the NY POST

St. John’s truly led 15-12 early, however Creighton turned it on from there, pulling out to a 52-39 lead by halftime and placing up one other 52 factors within the second half as the sport was by no means doubtful.

— with AP