PHILADELPHIA, March 19 (UPI) -- Sir'Dominic Pointer buried a jumper with 0.2 seconds left Tuesday, boosting St. John's over Saint Joseph's 63-61 in an NIT opening-round contest.
Pointer drove up the court after taking an inbounds pass, stopped on the left side and connected on a 17-footer, breaking a 61-61 tie and sending the Red Storm (17-15) into the second round.
Pointer finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Jakarr Simpson led fifth-seeded St. John's with 16 points and five boards.
The fourth-seeded Hawks (18-14) got 21 points from Carl Jones, and Langston Galloway added 16 and five boards.