Posted January 14, 2014 on AP on Fox
Billy Garrett Jr. scored 21 points, and DePaul won its second straight, beating St. John's 77-75 on Tuesday night. The Blue Demons (10-8, 2-3) blew a seven-point lead in the second half but pulled it out in the closing minutes to come away with back-to-back Big East wins for the first time in six years. St. John's (9-7, 0-4) was leading by three when Garrett scored on a fastbreak layup with three minutes to go. The Red Storm's Rysheed Jordan lost his dribble, leading to a floater by Cleveland Melvin that put DePaul ahead 76-75 with 2:19 remaining. D'Angelo Harrison missed a 3 at the shot clock buzzer for St. John's and Orlando Sanchez put up an airball on a 3-pointer with 47 seconds left. The Red Storm had another chance after Young had a layup blocked out of bounds and Melvin missed a jumper from the wing off the inbounds with 11 seconds remaining. But Max Hooper missed a 3 for St. John's. Brandon Young then hit the second free throw after missing the fi...
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