Bethune-Cookman 59, St. John’s 77

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NEW YORK (AP)—Sean Evans scored 18 points to lead St. John’s to its sixth straight victory, 77-59 over Bethune-Cookman on Sunday.

D.J. Kennedy added 15 points, Paris Horne had 11 and Malik Boothe 10 for the Red Storm (8-1), whose winning streak has all been at Carnesecca Arena.

C.J. Reed had 15 points for the Wildcats (4-5), who had won three straight. Jarrell Thomas added 13 points and Kene Anusionwu had 11 for Bethune-Cookman.

Reed had five points in the Wildcats’ 8-0 run that gave them a 12-9 lead. Horne hit a 3-pointer that keyed the Red Storm’s 10-0 run that made it 19-12 and gave them the lead for good.

Horne had two 3s and Evans hit two jumpers in St. John’s 17-2 run that opened the second half and put it ahead 52-30 with 15:01 to play.

It was the first meeting between the schools.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Bethune-Cookman
Clifford J. Reed Clifford J. Reed
4-10,  15 Pts
5 Rebs, 6 Assists
 St. John's
Sean Evans Sean Evans
8-10,  18 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists

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