- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

JAMAICA, N.Y. (AP) - Mustapha Heron had a season-high 28 points as St. John’s beat Butler 77-73 in overtime on Tuesday night.

Heron hit 10 of 12 foul shots.

Marvin Clark II had 18 points for St. John’s (18-7, 6-6 Big East Conference). Shamorie Ponds added 14 points and seven rebounds. Justin Simon had seven rebounds for the hosts.

Kamar Baldwin had 16 points for the Bulldogs (14-11, 5-7). Paul Jorgensen added 15 points and nine rebounds. Henry Baddley had eight rebounds.

The Red Storm leveled the season series against the Bulldogs with the win. Butler defeated St. John’s 80-71 on Jan. 19. St. John’s faces Villanova at home on Sunday. Butler plays DePaul at home on Saturday.



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