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Heron scores 16 to lead St. John’s past Wagner 86-63

November 30, 2019

JAMAICA, N.Y. (AP) — Mustapha Heron scored 18 points despite limited playing time, leading four into double figures as St. John’s beat Wagner 86-63 on Saturday.

Heron scored on 7-for-11 shooting with a trio of 3-pointers but played just 16 minutes before fouling out with 3:26 remaining. He picked up two quick fouls in the first two minutes of the second half and didn’t return until there were nine minutes to go.

Rasheem Dunn added 14 points for St. John’s (6-2). Josh Roberts and Julian Champagnie each scored 12. Roberts added nine rebounds and LJ Figueroa dished a career-best 6 assists. St. John’s had 23 assists on 33 baskets and scored 23 points off 21 Wagner turnovers.

Elijah Ford added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Seahawks (2-5), and Nigel Jackson also scored 12. Tyrone Nesby IV had 11 points and eight rebounds.

St. John’s takes on St. Peter’s at home on Tuesday. Wagner plays Hartford on the road next Saturday.

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