Strus scores 43 to lead DePaul past St. John's 92-83
CHICAGO (AP) Max Strus had a career-high 43 points as DePaul topped St. John's 92-83 on Sunday.
Femi Olujobi had 23 points and 10 rebounds for DePaul (14-13, 6-10 Big East Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Jaylen Butz added eight rebounds.
After falling behind 42-33 at the half, DePaul outscored St. John's 59-41 in the second half to earn the 9-point victory. The Blue Demons' 59 second-half points were a season best for the team.
Shamorie Ponds had 29 points for the Red Storm (20-10, 8-9). Marvin Clark II added 13 points. LJ Figueroa had 13 points.
The Blue Demons improve to 2-0 against the Red Storm on the season. DePaul defeated then-No. 24 St. John's 79-71 on Jan. 12. DePaul plays Georgetown at home on Wednesday. St. John's finishes out the regular season against Xavier on the road on Saturday.
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