Postseason NIT - Virginia vs St. John's Final: 68-50 - Recap
|Postseason NIT - Virginia vs St. John's Final: 68-50 - Recap|
Virginia earned a 68-50 victory over St. John's on Sunday, getting 18 points from Justin Anderson at John Paul Jones Arena.
Virginia was a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Taylor Barnette had 13 points for Virginia and Akil Mitchell chipped in with 11 points. Jontel Evans had 5 assists for them, while Akil Mitchell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
St. John's got 18 points from Phil Greene IV in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jakarr Sampson. Sir'Dominic Pointer contributed 4 assists for them, while Chris Obekpa had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Virginia were victorious, as the score was 32-21 at the break.
St. John's won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-33.