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DePaul suffers road loss at St. John’s

Javon Freeman-Liberty led the Demons with 24 points.

Javon Freeman-Liberty
DePaul’s Javon Freeman-Liberty (4) goes up for a shot against Providence’s Justin Minaya (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan.1, 2022, in Chicago. Providence won 70-53.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Champagnie scored a career-high 34 points plus 15 rebounds as St. John’s edged past DePaul 89-84 on Wednesday night.

Dylan Addae-Wusu had 17 points and eight assists for St. John’s (9-3, 1-0 Big East). Posh Alexander added 16 points and Montez Mathis had 11 points. The Red Storm posted a season-high 12 blocks.

Javon Freeman-Liberty had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Blue Demons (9-4, 0-3). Jalen Terry added 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Brandon Johnson had 13 points and seven rebounds.