Zach Freemantle made a vital shot, with ten seconds left and added two free-throws with 1.8 seconds remaining, as Xavier pulled past St. Johns 77-74 in a Big East game at Madison Square Garden.
Tyrique Jones had 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Musketeers, while Paul Scruggs finished with 16 points. Naji Marshall also had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for Xavier, which improve to 17-9.
Xavier will host #13 Villanova on Saturday.
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