Figueroa carries St. John’s over New Hampshire 74-61
NEW YORK (AP) — LJ Figueroa matched his career high with 25 points as St. John’s topped New Hampshire 74-61 on Tuesday night.
Figueroa sank 5 of 9 from 3-point range, grabbed eight rebounds and added five steals for the Red Storm, off to a 3-0 start under first-year coach Mike Anderson. Josh Roberts pitched in with 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks, while Julian Champagnie added 11 points and nine rebounds.
Mark Carbone had 14 points for the Wildcats (2-1). Chris Lester finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Sean Sutherlin scored 12.
St. John’s won the rebound battle 46-41 as both teams shot under 40% for the game.
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