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Surging St. John’s Survives Providence 75-73

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In October, the St. John’s Red Storm found themselves in fifth place on the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll. While questions surrounded the new personnel, there was an evident expectation to win.

Fast forward to Jan. 10, where Rick Pitino and company are fresh off a nail-biting 75-73 win over Providence at Madison Square Garden, placing the Red Storm tied atop the Big East.

Prior to Wednesday night’s triumph, St. John’s had mauled three of their first four conference rivals, notching double-digit wins in every matchup outside of No. 4 UConn.