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NJIT vs. St. John's: Time, TV schedule, online streaming and 3 things to watch

The Johnnies look to rebound off a disastrous loss to Incarnate Word on Friday as they host NJIT on Sunday afternoon.

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

How to watch, listen or stream

Game Time: Noon ET

TV: FS1

Radio: NJITHighlanders.com (NJIT) || AM 970 The Answer (St. John's)

Online Streaming: Streaming is available for this telecast via FOX Sports GO where available.

Projected Starting Lineups

NJIT

  • Ky Howard
  • Damon Lynn
  • Rob Ukawuba
  • Tim Coleman
  • Terrence Smith

St. John's

  • Felix Balamou
  • Federico Mussini
  • Durand Johnson
  • Christian Jones
  • Yankuba Sima

3 things to watch

1. Bouncing back from a low point: It's certainly one thing to lose to the Vanderbilt's and Indiana's of the world. It's one thing to lose in your first "true" road game of the year against inter-borough rival Fordham. But it's another thing to lose to the likes of Incarnate Word at home... by 22 points. This was the first 'backbreaking' loss of the season for the inexperienced Johnnies, who are of course trotting out a group of players who haven't played much with one another. How they respond on Sunday afternoon against NJIT will be nothing if not a lesson learned.

2. Rebounding with efficiency: St. John's' performance against Incarnate Word was... well, it wasn't anything to write home about. The Johnnies were hardly effective at all against the Cardinals, posting 0.84 points per possession. It's not the lowest outing they've had - that came against Niagara when they only scored 0.7 points per possession, but it was ugly enough of a loss from an efficiency standpoint to drop the Johnnies down to 206th as of writing of this preview on KenPom.com. Continuing the 'bounce back' theme, St. John's will be looking to take down the Highlanders with an efficient day to get back on the right foot.

3. Highlander domination: Will St. John's make it 5-for-5 on Sunday afternoon? The Johnnies have won all four previous meetings against the Highlanders, the most recent coming in last season's season opener where the Red Storm took down NJIT, 77-58. Jim Engles' bunch were already handled against fellow BIG EAST rep Providence back on November 23, when the Highlanders fell 83-76 to the Friars at the Dunk. We'll see if this year's NJIT team can be the 1 in 4-1, or whether St. John's can keep up their winning ways against the Newark-based college.