Tulane beats St. John’s to finish 5th in Rainbow Classic

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HONOLULU (AP) - Kevin Sims and Matt Wheaton scored 21 points each to lead Tulane to a fifth place finish in the Rainbow Classic with a 79-71 win over St. John’s on Saturday.

Matt Wheaton added 12 for the Green Wave (8-4).

Anthony Mason Jr. led the Red Storm (5-4) with 18 points and Sean Evans added 11.

Down by six midway through the second half, Tulane went on a 20-4 run to take control of the game, 66-56, with 2:22 remaining. St. John’s went nearly eight minutes without a field goal during the stretch.

Tulane made 13-of-16 free throws in the final two minutes to seal the victory.

The Green Wave shot 27-of-34 from the line for the game, including 11-of-15 for Sims.

St. John’s led 38-32 at the half.

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