Cincinnati • JaKarr Sampson scored 16 points and D'Angelo Harrison added 15 to help St. John's beat No. 14 Cincinnati 53-52 on Saturday, yet another close game between the teams.
Cashmere Wright hit two 3-pointers during an 8-0 run that pulled Cincinnati within one with 2 minutes, 32 seconds left in the game. Wright's layup with 53 seconds to play gave the Bearcats a 52-51 lead.
Harrison, who was coming off a career-high 36 points in a loss to Villanova this week, hit a jumper with 29 seconds left to regain the lead for St. John's.