King, Hurdle each finish with 13 points as Miami beats St. John’s 66-47

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)—Anthony King and Lance Hurdle each scored 13 points as Miami beat St. John’s 66-47 on Sunday.

The Hurricanes (7-0) enjoyed two 10-0 runs, the second of which increased their lead 52-38 with 7:39 remaining in the second half. King’s short jumper capped the spurt.

D.J. Kennedy’s 3-point play and Paris Horne’s field goal reduced Miami’s lead to 52-43 with 5:17 remaining.

But James Dews converted on four free throws and Hurdle scored another two free throws in the next 1:12 as Miami secured the win.

Dews finished with 11 points.

Kennedy and Justin Burrell each scored 10 points to lead the Red Storm (4-1).

St. John’s, which overcame a 10-point gap with a late run in the first half, took a 32-31 lead on Kennedy’s 3-pointer 1:54 into the second half.

But the Hurricanes outscored the Red Storm 9-3 in the next 4:14 behind King’s two short jumpers and a free throw.

The Red Storm also rallied from a 10-point deficit with a 10-0 run in the final 4:04 of the first half. Burrell scored six points during the spurt, including a short jumper inside the lane with three seconds remaining that tied it at 29-all at the half.

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D. Kennedy D. Kennedy
3-9,  10 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
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L. Hurdle L. Hurdle
3-5,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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