On paper — and with the oddsmakers — St. John’s is the underdog in this game. West Virginia is favored to win (by 2.5), and they have more veteran talent.
But West Virginia is on the road, and has not consistently shot the ball well. They do make the effort and energy plays — they defend well, get offensive rebounds, draw fouls — which will challenge the Red Storm in their Garden debut this season.
Do you feel hopeful about the Johnnies pulling out a win?
Who: St. John’s Red Storm (6-2) vs.