McClung was 9-of-19 shooting with four 3-pointers and slammed home a dunk in transition with 1:11 to go for an 81-77 lead after the Red Storm missed three shots on their possession. A block by Govan led to another easy transition basket by Josh LeBlanc for the Hoyas (13-7, 3-4 Big East) as they avenged a 97-94 overtime loss to St. John's in Washington on Jan. 5.
LeBlanc added 15 points for Georgetown, which had lost four of its previous five games.
Shamorie Ponds scored 21 points for St. John's (15-5, 3-5) and moved past Tony Jackson (1958-61) for 10th on the program's all-time scoring list with 1,612. Mustapha Heron added 19 points, LJ Figueroa 14 and Marvin Clark II had 12
A 3-pointer by Jamorko Pickett began a 10-0 run to give the Hoyas a 60-50 lead with 13 minutes left and they led the rest of the way. Ponds scored four straight points to get within 79-77 before McClung's big dunk.
Snoop Dogg has rowdy show at 'Late Night in the Phog'
Kansas invited Snoop Dogg to perform at a preseason celebration called "Late Night in the Phog."
Snoop Dogg defends rowdy Kansas show: 'When you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gonna get Snoop Dogg'
Snoop Dogg told Howard Stern that Kansas officials should not have been surprised by his performance at last week's Late Night in the Phog that featured unfiltered lyrics and pole dancers. "When you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gonna get Snoop Dogg," he said.
Tar Heels to be without injured Anthony Harris, Jeremiah Francis, Sterling Manley to start season
UNC coach Roy Williams has no timetable for when injured players Anthony Harris, Jeremiah Francis and Sterling Manley will be able to return to the team.