NEW YORK — Jamaal King scored 19 of his 25 points in the first half, Keith Braxton had 20 points and nine rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 90-65 on Saturday.
King, ranked fourth in the Northeast Conference in scoring at 17.2 points per game, scored 12 of his team’s opening 20 points and had just 11 field-goal attempts for the game. Keith Braxton, at 16.7 points, made three of the Red Flash’s nine 3-pointers.
Andre Wolford, freshman Mark Flagg and Randall Gaskins Jr. each scored 12 points for SFU (14-11, 8-6). The Red Flash was shooting 27 of 39 (69.2 percent) from the field with nine minutes left in the second half before emptying its bench.
Jalen Jordan scored 10 points for St. Francis (Brooklyn) (11-15, 8-6). D.J. Porter had eight points and six boards — all in the first half.