Figueroa carries St. John’s over Brown 82-71

NEW YORK (AP) — LJ Figueroa scored 23 points as St. John’s topped Brown 82-71 on Tuesday night.

Mustapha Heron added 21 points and Rasheem Dunn had 12 points and six assists for St. John’s, which won its fifth straight. Josh Roberts added nine rebounds.

St. John’s (9-2) dominated the first half and led 41-24 at the break. The Bears’ 24 points in the first half marked a season low for the team.

Brandon Anderson had 25 points for the Bears (5-5). Joshua Howard added 15 points and seven rebounds. Tamenang Choh had 10 points, 11 rebounds and six assists.

St. John’s plays Albany at home next Wednesday. Brown takes on Duke on the road next Saturday.