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St. John's F Chris Obekpa ejected for elbowing Butler player



St. John's forward Chris Obekpa was ejected from Tuesday night's game against Butler after being called for a flagrant foul. 

Obekpa hit Butler's Tyler Wideman with his elbow midway through the first half. Wideman left the game but was cleared to return.

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Obekpa is third in the nation in blocked shots per game with 3.48. This is the second time this season that he has been ejected from a game. Obekpa was also ejected from the Red Storm's Dec. 14 game against Fordham for picking up two technical fouls in the first half.

- Dan Gartland