The 4-5 St. John's Red Storm will face off against the 4-5 Fordham Rams today in Madison Square Garden as part of the annual Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival tournament. The Red Storm won the tournament last season behind the play of Justin Brownlee, who now resides in the NBA D-League.
After beginning the season 3-0 the Red Storm have lost five of their last six games. Their last time out the fell to Detroit on the road by a score of 69-63. The game prior they were routed by the number-one ranked Kentucky Wildcats.
Fordham is also 4-5, but they're coming off a victory – a 74-59 victory over Sienna. Despite the teams' identical records St. John's is a heavy favorite entering today's contest.
Game Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011; 2:30 pm ET
Location: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
TV Schedule: MSG+
Odds: St. John's is 11-point favorites
Radio Schedule: Bloomberg 1130-AM
Online Streaming Audio: Link
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