Slam Dunk to the Beach game played at Cape Henlopen HS in Lewes, DE.
St. John's beat the defending MIAA-A conference champion John Carroll Patriots, 75-70. The Cadets were paced by sophomore guard Ishmael Leggett (18 points, 8 rebounds). Four others joined Leggett in double figures point-wise: Casey Morsell (16 points), Richard Njoku (14 points, 5 rebs), Jalin Abbott (12 points, 6 rebs) & Tre Wood (11 points, 7 assists).
John Carroll was led by Kentucky commit Immanuel Quickley with 20 points and 5 assists. Rutgers commit Montez Mathis had 19 points and 8 rebounds while Yavuz Gultekin had a double double (18 points, 11 rebs) in a losing cause for the Patriots.
The Cadets return to action on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at home in a WCAC league contest against Paul VI, tip off at 730pm.