NEW YORK -- D'Angelo Harrison scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead St. John's to a 57-49 comeback victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday
JaKarr Sampson had a double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Red Storm (5-2).
St. John's started the second half on a 19-5 run to help turn a 35-23 halftime deficit to a 42-40 lead. Harrison started the comeback with three putbacks and a 3-pointer.
Defensively, St. John's pressured the Highlanders, forcing NJIT to start their offense higher than they would normally like. The Red Storm also tied their season high in blocked shots with 12.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.