NEW YORK (AP) That's two losses in three games for No. 4 Duke - and this one to a team that hadn't won since Christmas.
No wonder coach Mike Krzyzewski called it a "disgusting" performance.
Shamorie Ponds scored 33 points and St. John's stunned the Blue Devils 81-77 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, snapping an 11-game losing streak and handing a suddenly suspect Duke squad its second defeat in eight days.
"We got what we deserved," Krzyzewski said. "We weren't able to knock them out after we lost the first 12 rounds of a 15-round fight."
Bashir Ahmed added 19 points and Tariq Owens had 17 for the Red Storm (11-13), who overcame an early 10-point deficit and fought off Duke's heralded freshmen down the stretch in their biggest victory under third-year coach Chris Mullin. >> Read more
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