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Providence vs. St. John's: Halftime Notes

After 20 minutes at The Garden, Providence is flexing their muscles.

Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

As the Providence Friars gear up for the NCAA Tournament, they had a final stop at Madison Square Garden to face the St. John's Red Storm. After 20 minutes, the Friars are out to a 49-26 lead over Chris Mullin's bunch.

Here's everything you need to know about the first half.


  • Jalen Lindsey leads the Friars with 20 points, a career high already.
  • Providence went 8-20 from beyond the arc, which is a step above last game, during which they were 1-20 from long range at one point.
  • Ben Bentil continues to thrive, with 15 early points.
  • Kris Dunn only has two points, but he leads the Friars with four assists.

St. John's

  • It's been a rough go for the Red Storm, as they've turned the ball over 12 times.
  • Durand Johnson leads St. John's with eight points.
  • Fouls have also been an issue for the Red Storm, as four players have two fouls.
  • St. John's has a litany of recruits in the building today.