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Big East Tournament: Villanova 66, St. John's 53

Chris Obekpa celebrates a turnover with teammates Christian

Chris Obekpa celebrates a turnover with teammates Christian Jones #4 and Sir'Dominic Pointer #15 during a game against Villanova in the second round of the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

No. 10 St. John's fell to No. 7 Villanova, 66-53, in the second round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright yells to his
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright yells to his team during a game against St. John's in the second round of the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

A general view of the opening tip of
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A general view of the opening tip of the game between St. John's and Villanova during the second round of the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Phil Greene IV puts up a shot against
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Phil Greene IV puts up a shot against Mouphtaou Yarou #13 of the Villanova Wildcats during the second round of the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Sir'Dominic Pointer dunks the ball in the second
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Sir'Dominic Pointer dunks the ball in the second half of a game against the Villanova Wildcats during the second round of the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Steve Lavin of the St. John's Red Storm
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Steve Lavin of the St. John's Red Storm talks to his players against the Villanova Wildcats during the second round of the 2013 Big East Championship at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

JaKarr Sampson goes to the hoop against Villanova's
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JaKarr Sampson goes to the hoop against Villanova's James Bell during the second round of the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Members of Villanova cheer from the bench during
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Members of Villanova cheer from the bench during a game against St. John's in the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Members of Villanova cheer from the bench during
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Members of Villanova cheer from the bench during a game against St. John's in the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova's Darrun Hilliard drives against Christian Jones during
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Villanova's Darrun Hilliard drives against Christian Jones during the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova's Tony Chennault tries to keep the ball
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Villanova's Tony Chennault tries to keep the ball from Sir'Dominic Pointer during a game against Villanova in the second round of the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Felix Balamou #24 of the St. John's Red
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Felix Balamou #24 of the St. John's Red Storm goes up for a rebound against James Bell #32 of the Villanova Wildcats during round 2 of the 2013 Big East Championship at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, March 13 2013 in New York.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Chris Obekpa celebrates a turnover with teammates Christian
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Chris Obekpa celebrates a turnover with teammates Christian Jones #4 and Sir'Dominic Pointer #15 during a game against Villanova in the second round of the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova head coach Jay Wright calls out to
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright calls out to his team during the first half of a game against St. John's at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

St. John's Phil Greene IV passes away from
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St. John's Phil Greene IV passes away from Villanova's James Bell and Darrun Hilliard during the first half of a game at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin calls out
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St. John's head coach Steve Lavin calls out to his team during the first half of a game against the Villanova at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu (23) shoots over St. John's
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Villanova's Daniel Ochefu (23) shoots over St. John's Jakarr Sampson (14) during the first half of a game at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova's Mouphtaou Yarou (13) drives past St. John's
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Villanova's Mouphtaou Yarou (13) drives past St. John's Sir'Dominic Pointer (15) during the first half of a game at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu (23) is defended by St.
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Villanova's Daniel Ochefu (23) is defended by St. John's Sir'Dominic Pointer (15) and Jakarr Sampson, bottom, during the first half of a game at the Big East Conference tournament. (March 13, 2013)

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