In Barclays Center, Light Blue falls to St. John’s

Columbia Daily Spectator

Under the bright lights of the Barclays Center arena, the Light Blue men’s basketball team (7-6) came up short against St. John’s, 65-59, in Saturday’s Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival.

Click below to see photos from the game, and read the full game recap by Myles Simmons.

  • Kiera Wood / Senior Staff Photographer
    GO LO! | Sophomore guard Maodo Lo, who finished with six points, releases a shot halfway through the first half.
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    TAKING CHARGE | Sophomore guard Grant Mullins scores a three pointer to tie the game, 28-28, with 4:28 left on the clock in the first half.
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    REGROUP | The Lions huddle up to start the second half, trailing 37-30.
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    MOVE IT | Junior forward Alex Rosenberg makes room to score a three pointer with only 11:47 left in the game.
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    ATTACK ISAAC | Sophomore guard Isaac Cohen grabbed four rebounds for the Lions in the last 10 minutes of play.
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    GET LO! | Sophomore guard Maodo Lo drives to the hoop.
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    NARROWING THE MARGIN | Sophomore guard Grant Mullins, who led the game with 17 points, cuts the margin to three with a layup with 9:57 left in the game.
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    MORE MULLINS | Sophomore guard Grant Mullins contorts his body to make a layup over two St. John's players.
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    SWOOSH | Junior forward Alex Rosenberg, who scored 13 points, made his free throw to give Columbia a 51-50 advantage.
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    KEEP MOVING FORWARD | Sophomore guard Isaac Cohen tallied eight rebounds for the Lions, but the Red Storm kept him scoreless.
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    AIR TIME | On his way up, junior center Cory Osetkowski is stopped by St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson, who finished with three blocks.
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    YOLO | Sophomore guard Maodo Lo looks to drive to the hoop.
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    HE SHOOTS | First-year forward Luke Petrasek, who finished with 12 points, takes a free throw in the final two minutes of play.
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    FLYING SOLO | Sophomore guard Maodo Lo flies to the hoop for a layup.
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    RACING THE CLOCK | Junior guard Meiko Lyles races to hit a three pointer, cutting St. John's lead to four, 60-56, with one minute remaining.

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