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Florida Gulf Coast vs St. John's

St. John's 79, Florida Gulf Coast 68

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NEW YORK (AP) - D'Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and St. John's pulled away for a 79-68 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday.

Sir'Dominic Pointer contributed 15 points and JaKarr Sampson had 12 for the Red Storm (4-2), who bounced back from consecutive losses to Murray State and Baylor in the Charleston Classic. Pointer, a reserve, also had eight rebounds to help St. John's to a 33-31 edge on the glass.

Bernard Thompson led the Eagles (4-3) with 20 points, and Sherwood Brown finished with 15. Florida Gulf Coast committed 17 turnovers.

Chase Fieler made a 3-pointer to give the Eagles a 45-44 lead with 15:21 left, but St. John's responded with an 11-2 run. Harrison started the spurt with a layup and Sampson's jumper made it 55-47 with 11:40 to go.

Harrison connected on a 3-pointer to make it 60-50 at the 7:52 mark, and the Red Storm maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way.

Fieler finished with 11 points and seven boards for the Eagles, who are at Samford on Wednesday.

St. John's hosts South Carolina in the SEC/Big East Challenge on Thursday.

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Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
C. Fieler, F294-80-071111
E. McKnight, F253-72-22018
B. Thompson, G349-161-254420
S. Brown, G336-121-251315
B. Comer, G212-41-11425
E. Murray191-32-23034
D. Graf180-20-03320
C. Varidel132-60-03004
F. Cvjeticanin80-31-22001
Totals 27-618-1131131668
 44.3%72.7% 
St. John's Red Storm
J. Sampson, F315-92-242112
C. Jones, F122-30-10004
D. Harrison, G357-134-432020
P. Greene IV, G345-120-032110
F. Balamou, G174-50-03248
S. Pointer286-83-786215
C. Obekpa191-31-24143
A. Garrett182-40-06234
M. Bourgault61-30-00003
Totals 33-6010-1633171579
 55%62.5% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-05-181
S.C. Upstate0-04-1292
No. Florida0-03-3107
Lipscomb0-02-3235
Northern Kentucky0-02-3187
Jacksonville0-02-4307
Kennesaw St.0-02-4263
Stetson0-02-4332

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Creighton0-05-0168
Providence0-05-057
Villanova0-05-064
Xavier0-05-085
Seton Hall0-04-02
St. Johns0-04-0119
Georgetown0-04-152
Butler0-03-145
DePaul0-02-1308
Marquette0-03-2174
 
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UNI 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
ISU 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
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