St. John’s beats Seton Hall 70-65

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NEW YORK (AP)—D.J. Kennedy scored 21 points, including four free throws in the final 10 seconds, and St. John’s snapped a five-game losing streak with a 70-65 victory over Seton Hall on Sunday.

Justin Burrell had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Red Storm (13-14, 4-10 Big East), while Sean Evans had 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Jeremy Hazell had 22 points for the Pirates (14-12, 5-9), who lost their third straight after a five-game winning streak.

Burrell made two free throws with 1:47 to play to give St. John’s the lead for good at 63-61. Paris Horne’s layup after a steal gave the Red Storm a four-point lead.

Hazell’s two free throws with 51 seconds left made it 65-63. Horne made one free throw to make it 66-63 with 26 seconds left. Hazell hit a jumper with 13 seconds left to bring Seton Hall within one, then Kennedy hit his clinching free throws.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Seton Hall
Jeremy Hazell Jeremy Hazell
7-13,  22 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 St. John's
D.J. Kennedy D.J. Kennedy
6-11,  21 Pts
3 Rebs, 1 Assists

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