As has been the case throughout the season, defense fueled the Yokohama B-Corsairs’ win on Saturday, a 66-59 road triumph over the Osaka Evessa.

St. John’s product Justin Burrell, the top reserve in the Big East Conference last season, had a 21-point outing for Yokohama (19-18) and Draelon Burns, one of the bj-league’s top newcomers, poured in 17 points along with six rebounds and four assists. Masayuki Kabaya, the B-Corsairs’ captain, had nine points.

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