NEW YORK -- JaKarr Sampson scored a career-high 20 points, including six straight in the second half that helped St. John's rally past Holy Cross 65-53 Wednesday.
The Red Storm (3-2) trailed 37-35 when D'Angelo Harrison hit a 3-pointer to give them the lead. Sampson followed with three straight baskets during a 9-2 run that put St. John's ahead 44-39 with 13 minutes left.
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