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A Taste Of Their Own Medicine
Alexander Wolff
February 04, 1985
St. John's used an old Georgetown prescription—tough defense—to build a wide lead. Then the Redmen held on to break the Hoyas' 29-game win streak
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February 04, 1985

A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

St. John's used an old Georgetown prescription—tough defense—to build a wide lead. Then the Redmen held on to break the Hoyas' 29-game win streak

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Carnesecca would demur on that point. "Fifteen," he said, and he flashed the number with his fingers. "They're still the champs. They haven't been dethroned." Maybe not, but while the island of Jamaica could still be proud of its native son, Ewing, the community of Jamaica, Queens could lay claim to the No. 1 team—at least for now.

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