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St. John’s defense much improved
St. John’s was on the wrong end of a 58-56 loss to Rutgers Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, but the Red Storm continued its recent trend toward better rebounding and a stronger defense. Coach Steve Lavin got his team to make a remarkable transition from its Big East opener at Villanova, a 98-84 overtime loss, to Saturday’s surprising 53-52 win at then-No. 11 Cincinnati.
The same formula...