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St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) works under (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) works under the basket against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's University vs. Penn State

St. John's fell in overtime to Penn State, 89-82, Friday at the Barclays Center.

St. John's center Chris Obekpa reacts during a
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St. John's center Chris Obekpa reacts during a game against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's guard Sir'Dominic Pointer (15) keeps control
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St. John's guard Sir'Dominic Pointer (15) keeps control of the ball against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's forward Orlando Sanchez (33) works against
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St. John's forward Orlando Sanchez (33) works against Penn State's Tim Frazier. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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St. John's guard Phil Greene (1) sets to
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St. John's guard Phil Greene (1) sets to shoot from outside against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's guard Max Hooper (10) looks to
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St. John's guard Max Hooper (10) looks to shoot against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's guard Max Hooper looks to shoot
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St. John's guard Max Hooper looks to shoot against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Brooklyn - November 29, 2013: St. John's JaKarr
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Brooklyn - November 29, 2013: St. John's JaKarr Sampson (14) gets the slam during the St. John's Penn State men's basketball game held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo By Patrick E. McCarthy)

St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) dunks against
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St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) dunks against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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St. John's guard Jamal Branch (0) loses the
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St. John's guard Jamal Branch (0) loses the ball against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's guard Max Hooper (10) shoots against
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St. John's guard Max Hooper (10) shoots against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) works under
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St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson (14) works under the basket against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin looks on
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St. John's head coach Steve Lavin looks on during a game against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

St. John's center Chris Obekpa looks to shoot
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St. John's center Chris Obekpa looks to shoot against Penn State. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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