NEW YORK -- Mustapha Heron had 25 points as St. John's romped past Mercer 109-79 on Wednesday night for Mike Anderson's first victory at the helm.
Heron shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers for his 21st career 20-plus game. Anderson was named the 21st head coach in program history in April.
St. John's led 59-38 at halftime after forcing 15 turnovers.
St. John's plays Central Connecticut at home on Saturday. Mercer plays Columbia International at home on Friday.
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