Mussini scores 18 to lead St. John's over UMBC 75-53
Leading by 9 points at the half, St. John's lead shrank to 3 on Rodney Elliott's 3-pointer with 16:08 to play.
But the Red Storm used a 15-6 run to pull away and maintained a comfortable lead for the duration of the game.
Yankuba Sima had five of the team's 11 blocks. Mussini was 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.