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Jamal Branch, JaKarr Sampson and Sir'Dominic Pointer celebrate (Credit: Errol Anderson)

Jamal Branch, JaKarr Sampson and Sir'Dominic Pointer celebrate after St. John's defeated Depaul in overtime at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

St. John's 79, DePaul 74

St. John's defeated DePaul, 79-74, Wednesday at Carnesecca Arena to improve to 5-3 in the Big East.

Sir'Dominic Pointer drives by Cleveland Melvin and Donnavan
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Sir'Dominic Pointer drives by Cleveland Melvin and Donnavan Kirk of DePaul in St. John's overtime victory over DePaul at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Phil Greene waves to the crowd after St.
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Phil Greene waves to the crowd after St. John's defeated DePaul in overtime at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Jamal Branch, JaKarr Sampson and Sir'Dominic Pointer celebrate
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Jamal Branch, JaKarr Sampson and Sir'Dominic Pointer celebrate after St. John's defeated Depaul in overtime at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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Sir'Dominic Pointer shoots over Charles McKinney of DePaul
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Sir'Dominic Pointer shoots over Charles McKinney of DePaul in St. John's overtime victory over DePaul at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Jamal Branch closely guards Brandon Young of DePaul
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Jamal Branch closely guards Brandon Young of DePaul during the second half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Sir'Dominic Pointer dunks the ball during a game
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Sir'Dominic Pointer dunks the ball during a game against DePaul at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Sir'Dominic Pointer drives to the basket but is
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Sir'Dominic Pointer drives to the basket but is called for a charge on Worrel Clahar of DePaul during the first half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

D'Angelo Harrison shoots over Brandon Young of DePaul
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D'Angelo Harrison shoots over Brandon Young of DePaul during the first half of game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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D'Angelo Harrison dribbles the ball during the first
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D'Angelo Harrison dribbles the ball during the first half of a game against DePaul at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Phil Greene drives to the basket against Durrell
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Phil Greene drives to the basket against Durrell McDonald of DePaul University during the first half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

D'Angelo Harrison shoots over Brandon Young of DePaul
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D'Angelo Harrison shoots over Brandon Young of DePaul during the first half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

JaKarr Sampson shoots over Cleveland Melvin of DePaul
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JaKarr Sampson shoots over Cleveland Melvin of DePaul during the first half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Jamal Branch shoots over Durrell McDonald of DePaul
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Jamal Branch shoots over Durrell McDonald of DePaul University during the first half of a game at Carnesecca Arena. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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