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8-2, 1st in Big East

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State weathered a second-half comeback attempt from St John's and held on to win 82-70 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Sun Devils are the lone undefeated team in the Pac-12 (8-0) and will head to Kansas for an interesting test on Sunday at Phog Allen Fieldhouse.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Former St. John's stars Metta World Peace and Mark Jackson are both in attendance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the school's game tonight against Arizona State.

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Evans' crafty pass sets up Lake dunk (0:25)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Since expansion of the NCAA tournament to 64+ teams, only seven schools without FBS football have been No. 1 seeds, including tonight's Jimmy V opponents, Villanova and Gonzaga, last year. The full list: Nova (2006, 2015, 2017); Georgetown (1985, 1987, 1989), Gonzaga (2013, 2017); St. John's (1985, 1986); Wichita State (2014); Saint Joseph's (2004); and UMass (1996).

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15dMyron Medcalf

State of the conferences: Big East

As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the Big East looks healthy.

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Martin proud of Tigers' resiliency (2:47)
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Bank is open for Porter and Missouri (0:29)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Solid all-around half for Jontay Porter against St. John's. Was good defensively, hit a 3 from the top of the key, put it on the deck a little bit, should've had more than one assist. High IQ.

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Owens rejects Robertson at the rim for St. John's (0:22)
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Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant pose with the St. John's men's basketball team. The Warriors practiced Tuesday at St. John's.

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St. John's beats Molloy 71-43 behind Ponds, Ahmed

Shamorie Ponds scored 14 points with six rebounds, Bashir Ahmed had five boards and 14 points and St. John's beat Division II Molloy 71-43 on Monday for its first 4-0 season start since 2014-15.

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Red Storm put on a dunk show (0:38)
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Ponds, St John's down Nebraska 79-56

Shamorie Ponds scored 22 points, Justin Simon had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and St. John's pulled away early from Nebraska for a 79-56 victory on Thursday night.

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42dJeff Borzello

Big East preview: Villanova will lead top-heavy league

The Big East might not put seven teams in the NCAA tournament again in 2018, but the top of the league is very good. Villanova is again the favorite, but Xavier and Seton Hall aren't far behind.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.5Tied-199th
Rebounds Per Game37.6Tied-129th
Assists Per Game12.8Tied-247th
Points Allowed62.227th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record27-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances29