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Boys Basketball: #2St. John’s Takes Down #1Gonzaga In OT Thriller

By DCSAA, 01/06/16, 1:45PM EST


By Brandon Parker; WASHINGTON POST  

Perhaps all St. John’s and Gonzaga needed was a breather.

A matchup billed as a clash between the area’s top two boys’ basketball teams resembled a playground pickup game early on as turnovers and shooting woes plagued both the Cadets and Eagles. But following a 15-minute fourth-quarter intermission to clean up a floor damp with sweat and moisture, the competitive contest anticipated by the overflow crowd at Gallagher Gymnasium at St. John’s finally surfaced.