Marshall scores 31 to lift Xavier over St. John's 84-73
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JAMAICA, N.Y. (AP) Naji Marshall had a career-high 31 points as Xavier got past St. John's 84-73 on Thursday night.
Marshall hit 10 of 12 from the free throw line.
Quentin Goodin had 13 points for Xavier (16-13, 8-8 Big East Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Zach Hankins added 11 points and seven rebounds. Tyrique Jones had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the visitors.
Xavier plays Butler on the road on Tuesday. St. John's takes on DePaul on the road on Sunday.
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Updated February 28, 2019