Orange set to face St. John's in tournament


NEW YORK (WKTV) - The Syracuse Orange are set to take on St. John's in the Big East quarterfinals at 2:00 pm on Thursday.

The Red Storm got past Rutgers 65-63 to advance to meet the fourth seeded Orange. The last time the two teams met was back in January at MSG. Syracuse won that matchup 76-59. The Orange are the only team to have beaten St. John's on their home MSG court this season.

The Orange have won five straight coming into the Big East Tournament.

NEWSChannel 2 will have a live blog taking place during the game. Join Pat Bailey and Mike Levin from New York City and Jason Powles, Steve McMurray and Andrew Donovan from WKTV studios for play-by-play action and analysis. You'll be able to submit your comments and participate with other SU fans.

The tune in to the Live at Five Newshour and NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00 for highlights.

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