Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 2/18/12
D'Angelo Harrison scored 22 points and Phil Greene made a huge rebound with 6.5 seconds to play but it was Sir' Dominic Pointer's crowd-pleasing dunk that set the tone as St. John's defeated UCLA 66-63 on Saturday  at Madison Square Garden. Pointer's dunk with 13:16 left seem to invigorate the Red Storm and got the home crowd into the game. "Climbing the imaginary ladder" as CBS announcer Ian Eagle called Pointer's jam. St. John's (11-16) snapped a four game losing streak and the win might be called sweet revenge for last year's loss at UCLA.  The California school was Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin's former team. Lavin, who is still recovering from prostate cancer, watched the game from a suite high above the Garden floor. In an interview with CBS, the smiling Lavin said he is taking the recovery "week-to-week and is still focusing on recruiting." "I come in to watch films with the players," he said.  "I will be back next year." The head coach discussed his long absences from ...
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