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No.25 Boston Coll. 67, St. John’s 50

January 13, 2000

BOSTON (AP) _ Becky Gottstein scored 17 points and had 14 rebounds to lead No. 25 Boston College to a 67-50 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.

Alissa Murphy also scored 17, including 8-for-8 from the foul line, for Boston College (14-3, 3-0 Big East). Four players scored in double figures for the Eagles, who won a school-record 10th straight.

Jamie Cournoyer added 14 points and 11 rebounds for Boston College, and Cal Bouchard had 10 points.

Latasha Thompson had 23 points to lead St. John’s (5-9, 0-4).

Thompson scored eight points in a 12-2 run second-half run that narrowed Boston College’s lead to six points with 10:53 remaining. But BC controlled the game in the closing minutes, outscoring St. John’s 12-1.

Boston College jumped out to a 17-2 lead in the first half after holding St. John’s scoreless for seven minutes. Thompson scored 11 points in a 16-4 run that cut BC’s lead to 31-25 at halftime.

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