Scores

Final

Brown 76

(1-3, 1-2 away)

St. John's 79

(3-0, 2-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 20, 2009

    Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York

    1 2 T
    BRWN 32 4476
    SJU 42 3779

    Top Performers

    Brown: M. Mullery 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    St. John's: S. Evans 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Stl

    St. John's 79, Brown 76

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Dwight Hardy scored 16 points and D.J. Kennedy added 15 as St. John's held off Brown 79-76 on Friday night.

    The Red Storm (3-0) led by as many as 14 points in the first half and took a 42-32 lead into halftime.

    Sean Evans scored the first three points of the second half, but the Bears (1-3) cut the lead to 57-51 with 11:49 remaining.

    St. John's again built a 13-point advantage, leading 71-58 with 6:40 left. Brown then ran off a 16-4 spurt, capped by Tucker Halpern's 3-pointer, to make it 75-74 with 1:13 left.

    Kennedy scored on a dunk, then Halpern hit a jumper with 41 seconds left. Malik Boothe hit two free throws with 18 seconds remaining for 79-76. Adrian Williams missed the tying 3-pointer with a second left and Boothe rebounded.

    Peter Sullivan scored 17 points to lead the Bears, who shot 70 percent in the second half (14-for-20), and Matt Mullery added 16.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRWN
    SJU
    Points 76 79
    FG Made-Attempted 25-47 (.532) 28-69 (.406)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 18-20 (.900)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

    2009-10 Season

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