Marquette looks to cool off red-hot St. John's

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Marquette looks to cool off red-hot St. John's
Marquette looks to cool off red-hot St. John's

NEW YORK - A week ago, Marquette fans probably looked at St. John's on the upcoming schedule and deemed it a winnable road game. Now they've got to be sweating about facing the nation's hottest team at Carnesseca Arena on Saturday. Yes, it has been quite the head-spinning few days for the Red Storm (12-13, 1-11 Big East) after dropping its first 11 conference games. It began when St. John's beat Duke, then ranked No. 5 in the USA Today coaches poll, 81-77, on Saturday and then the Red Storm proved it wasn't a fluke by taking down top-ranked Villanova, 79-75, in Philadelphia on Wednesday. According to ESPN Stats and Information, St. John's is the first team to win back-to-back games against top-five

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