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Preview: No. 10 Creighton @ St. John’s

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Wednesday night, the No. 10 Creighton Bluejays faces the St. John’s Red Storm at Carnesecca Arena in Queens, N.Y. The game will be on Fox Sports 1 at 8:30 pm EST.

The Bluejays are 13-1 and the Red Storm are 8-7. Creighton is 2-0 on the road and St. John’s is 5-2 at home.

Marcus Foster (Getty Images)

Marcus Foster (Getty Images)

This is the seventh meeting between these two teams. They have not played each other since Feb. 28, 2016, when the Bluejays won 100-59.

The Bluejays have won the past two meetings.

In the previous six meetings, Creighton has won four times. St. John’s won 84-66 on Feb. 7, 2015.

The Red Storm also won 70-65 on Feb. 9, 2014.

Creighton lost their last game, as they lost 80-70 to No. 1 Villanova Wildcats. They have not won a game since Dec. 28, 2016, when they defeated the Seton Hall Pirates 89-75.

St. John’s has won their past three games. They have not lost a game since Dec. 18, 2016, when they lost 92-76 to the Penn State Nittany Lions.

The Blue Jays are averaging 88.4 points per game. The Red Storm are scoring 78.6 points.

Marcus Foster leads the Bluejays attack with 19.0 points per game. Justin Patton is averaging 6.4 rebounds and Maurice Watson Jr. is averaging 9.1 assists.

Shamorre Ponds leads the Red Storm attack with 17.7 points per game. Bashir Ahmad is averaging 5.7 rebounds and Marcus Lovett is averaging 4.1 assists.

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