Jordan's 25 leads St. John's past Creighton 84-66
NEW YORK (AP) Rysheed Jordan hit six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, both career highs, to lead St. John's to an 84-66 win over Creighton on Saturday.
D'Angelo Harrison, who became the third Red Storm player to reach 2,000 points in the previous game and was honored before the game, celebrated with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. It was his 100th career double-double.
Phil Green IV added 13 points for the Red Storm (15-8, 4-6 Big East).
Geoffrey Groselle had 13 points and Rick Kreklow had 10 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Bluejays (11-14, 2-10).
St. John's bolted to a 9-0 lead, pushed that to 15-2 and led 52-30 at the half.
The Red Storm shot 55.4 percent for the game, including 11 of 20 3-pointers, and was 11 of 13 from the line. Jordan was 9 of 12 from the field, 6 of 8 behind the arc.