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St. John's scores 54 in 2nd half, beats Sacred Heart 90-55

NEW YORK (AP) Shamorie Ponds had 22 points, seven assists and four steals and St. John's used a 54-21 second half to beat Sacred Heart 90-55 on Saturday night.

Justin Simon and Marvin Clark II each scored 14 points for St. John's (7-1). Bashir Ahmed added 13 and Tariq Owens had 12 points and 11 boards for his first double-double of the season.

It was the first time St. John's had five players in double figures since Dec. 20, 2015.

St. John's made 13 of its first 17 shots of the second half (76.5 percent) while holding Sacred Heart to 3 of 14. The Red Storm went on an 18-0 run for a 71-40 lead as Sacred Heart went without a field goal for nearly seven minutes.

Kinnon LaRose and Mario Matasovic had 12 points apiece for Sacred Heart (3-5). LaRose was 4 of 9 from distance and Matasovic only missed two shots but had seven turnovers.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Sacred Heart 3-5 342155
home team logo St. John's 7-1 365490
Team Stats
away team logo Sacred Heart 3-5 79.9 PPG 41.9 RPG 14.7 APG
home team logo St. John's 7-1 77.1 PPG 35.2 RPG 13.9 APG
Key Players
22
S. Hoehn 17.9 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.6 APG 47.4 FG%
2
S. Ponds 19.7 PPG 4.1 RPG 5.1 APG 45.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
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Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
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