NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Cole scored 26 points and Julian Champagnie had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help St. John's beat Rider 82-79 on Tuesday night.
Marcellus Earlington added 16 points and Posh Alexander had eight assists for St. John's (5-1).
Rodney Henderson Jr. had 20 points for the Broncs (0-2). Dwight Murray Jr. added 19 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Allen Powell had 17 points.