Ponds leads St. John’s past DePaul 77-76 for 4th straight
Marvin Clark II added a career-high 24 points for St.John’s (14-13, 3-11 Big East), which has won four straight – beating Villanova and Duke – since ending an 11-game losing streak.
Ponds, who averaged 34.3 points while shooting 54.5 percent in the previous wins, was 10 of 18. He had a 3-pointer and a 3-point play before feeding Tariq Owens to complete a 10-2 run for a 75-71 lead 47 seconds left.
Eli Cain had 19 points and 11 assists for DePaul (10-15, 3-10), which won 91-74 at St. John’s.