NEW YORK -- — Greg Williams Jr. matched his career high with 21 points and added six steals as St. John’s defeated Stony Brook 89-66 on Sunday to close out its nonconference schedule.
Williams scored nine as the Red Storm closed the first half on a 22-2 run, coming from six points down and taking the lead for good. Stony Brook had four turnovers and four missed 3-pointers in that five-minute stretch.
Sophomore Julian Champagnie added 16 points for St. John’s (4-1). Isaih Moore added 12 points and seven rebounds. The Red Storm have defeated Stony Brook all nine times the teams have met, Sunday was the first meeting since 2009.
St. John's shot 57% for the game (33-of-58), the best shooting percentage in the Mike Anderson era
St. John's had 18 steals, scoring 33 points off 29 Seawolves turnovers.
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BYU beats Pepperdine in OT to reach WCC final vs No. 1 Zags
— Alex Barcello scored 23 points and Matt Haarms hit the go-ahead foul shots with 2:01 left in overtime, sending BYU to an 82-77 win over Pepperdine in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals Monday night.
Barcello makes OT jumper for BYU
Alex Barcello drains a jumper from the top of the key in overtime as BYU edges out Pepperdine in the West Coast Conference semifinals.
Ross sends game to OT with jumper at the buzzer for Pepperdine vs. BYU
Colbey Ross drives up the court and makes the shot at the buzzer to send Pepperdine to overtime vs. BYU.