No. 19 Vanderbilt cruises past St. John’s 92-55
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Jeff Roberson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for No. 19 Vanderbilt, which opened the game with a 27-4 run en route to a 92-55 victory over St. John’s on Monday in the opening round of the Maui Invitational.
The Commodores (4-0) will meet the winner of No. 13 Indiana-Wake Forest matchup in the semifinals on Tuesday.
Vanderbilt scored the game’s first nine points and it only got worse from there for the Red Storm (3-1), who lost for the first time under first-year coach Chris Mullin and nearly suffered the worst loss in school history.
Luke Kornet, one of Vanderbilt’s three 7-footers, had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Camron Justice added 11 points.
Federico Mussini led the Red Storm with 14 points.