Dwight Hardy scored 28 points as St. John’s boosted its NCAA tournament resume with an 80-68 win Tuesday at Marquette.
The Red Storm (16-9, 8-5 Big East) have now won three games in six days after also beating No. 10 Connecticut and Cincinnati.
St. John’s D.J. Kennedy scored 15 points, Justin Brownlee added 11 and Justin Burrell added 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Red Storm overcame a seven-point deficit early in the second half.
The Red Storm improved to 4-3 on the road in Big East play and is 7-6 overall in games played away from home.