Penn State outlasts St John's 89-82 in OT

DENIS GORMAN (Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tim Frazier scored 10 of his game-high 29 points in overtime to lead Penn State to an 89-82 win over St. John's in the second game of the Barclays Center Classic Friday night.

D.J. Newbill had 25 points, and Ross Travis and Brandon Taylor each had 10 points for Penn State (6-1). Frazier finished 17 of 20 from the free throw line. The Nittany Lions will play Mississippi in the championship game of the two-day tournament Saturday afternoon.

D'Angelo Harrison led St. John's with 20 points. Max Hooper added 15 points and Phil Greene IV chipped in with 14.

St. John's fell to 4-2. The Red Storm will meet Georgia Tech in the consolation game.

Penn State went into halftime with a 42-35 lead as they made exactly 50 percent of their shots from the field (14-for-18) and from 3-point range (7-for-14) in the opening 20 minutes.