Arizona State played a dominant first half vs St. John's in this First Four match-up of the NCAA Tournament. They led 38-25 going into the 2nd half and even though St. John's attempted to mount a comeback a few times toward the end of the game, their lead was never seriously in question. Luguentz Dort of Arizona State led the team with 21 points, overcoming a hard foul and leg injury early in the game. St. John's high scorer was Shamorie Ponds with 25 points. Arizona State earned the #11 seed in the tournament and will face #6 Buffalo in the Round of 64.