Despite freshman guard Moe Harkless netting a game-best 21 points Sunday, the St. John's Red Storm lost to visiting No. 11 Georgetown Hoyas, 69-49, in a Big East Conference men's basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Senior forward Hollis Thompson netted 20 points and senior guard Jason Clark tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assist for the Hoyas (14-3, 4-2 Big East), who ended the game on a 24-1 run.
Freshman forward Sir'Dominic Pointer chipped in with 15 points for the Red Storm (8-9, 2-4), who dropped its second straight league decision. Freshman forward Amir Garrett came off the bench to tally seven points.
The St. John's basketball schedule features the Johnnies playing at the South Floirda Bulls Wednesday night (7 p.m.), while the Georgetown schedule will play at the DePaul Blue Demons Tuesday (7 p.m.)
For more on the Red Storm, check out the SB Nation blog Rumble In The Garden, while Casual Hoya is all about Georgetown basketball. Need an overall Big East basketball fix? Visit Big East Coast Bias.