No. 10 Creighton falls at St. John's

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QUEENS, N.Y. (WOWT) -- The 10th ranked Creighton basketball team lost to St. John's on Sunday by a final of 91-71.

The Jays struggled to shoot in the first half.

The Bluejays fought back and took their first lead since it was 10-9 with 13:44 to go in the second half.

Damien Jefferson scored a new career high of 20 points, but it wasn't enough.

St John's went on a 32 to 14 run. They were on fire from beyone the arc.

Creighton is now 22-7 overall and 11-5 in the Big East. The loss snapped their five-game winning streak.

Mitch Ballock, who recently broke his nose, started the game wearing a protective face mask but took it off after shooting struggles early in the game.

They host Georgetown Wednesday night at 7 p.m.