Shamorie Ponds scored 26 points to spark the Red Storm (12-13, 1-11 Big East) to their first conference win of the season and easily their best week since Chris Mullin was in uniform, not the coach.
St. John’s turned the ball over off the inbounds play and Brunson, who led the Wildcats with 28 points, made the Red Storm pay on a crashing layup that sent him to the line.
Kyle Guy scored 10 of his 13 points in the final 20 minutes as the Cavaliers fought back from a 32-22 halftime deficit to remain unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Mustapha Heron’s 3-point attempt from a few feet across midcourt bounced off the rim at the buzzer, capping a wild second half and final minute for Texas A&M (16-8, 5-6 Southeastern Conference).
Malik Dunbar forced a jump ball off an inbounds pass with 50 seconds left, but Auburn (21-3, 9-2) gave it right back when Wilson caused a turnover.
Oakland point guard Brailen Neely will miss the remainder of the season with a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee announced by head coach Greg Kampe.
(At) Ball State 91, Eastern Michigan 85: Freshman Courtnie Lewis led all scorers with a career-high-tying 29, but it was not enough for the Eagles (9-13, 5-6 MAC) overcome a short bench against the Cardinals.
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