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Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Women’s basketball settles for 4th in conference after loss to Creighton

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This wasn’t how St. John’s accomplished seniors wanted to get their last glimpse of Carnesecca Arena. In their regular season finale, the Red Storm fumbled a six-point lead midway through the fourth quarter and fell to Creighton, 64-57, Sunday afternoon. It was a disappointing way for seniors Danaej... Read more »

Milestones highlight St. John’s win over Providence

Milestones highlight St. John’s win over Providence

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A hard-fought first half turned into an easy victory for the St. John’s women’s basketball team, but that took backstage to several individual and team milestones reached in a 69-54 win over Providence on February 26. The team was led by seniors Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, who each poste... Read more »

St. John’s bounces back against Georgetown

St. John’s bounces back against Georgetown

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After taking a pair of bad losses, St. John’s needed After back-to-back tough losses against Xavier and Villanova, the Red Storm was able to defeat rival Georgetown on Sunday afternoon 63-55. Along with the usual cast, St. John’s got big contributions off the bench. Junior forward Jade Wa... Read more »

St. John’s Women Can’t Stop Red-Hot Nova

St. John’s Women Can’t Stop Red-Hot Nova

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

St. John’s suffered a setback Friday night on both the scoreboard and in the standings, as Villanova shot them down.   The Johnnies could not stop a hot night behind the arc by the Wildcats, and they fell to their rivals  71-59 Friday night. The win by ‘Nova allowed them to overtake the Johnnies... Read more »

20/20 vision: Grant and Lewis lead Johnnies to road win over Hall

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Led by a strong second half and great efforts from Aaliyah Lewis and Danaejah Grant, the St. John’s won a road against Seton Hall 72-64 Sunday. Lewis had a career-high 22 points, and Grant added 20. St. John’s had a tough time on offense for the first few minutes of the game. Seton Hall jumped ou... Read more »

WBB: St. John’s loses second straight to No. 23/21 DePaul

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In a battle between two Big East title contenders, St. John’s fell to No. 23/21 DePaul, 77-71. Both teams were hoping for a bounce-back win as DePaul (17-7, 9-2) was coming off an 83-74 home loss to Seton Hall while St. John’s (16-6, 7-4) was coming off a 67-64 road loss to Marquette. Junior J... Read more »

WBB: Marquette squeaks by SJU

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Talk about a taste of your own medicine. Unable to hang their hat on a usually dominant inside game, the St. John’s University women’s basketball team dropped a close one to the Marquette Golden Eagles, 67-64, Friday night at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee. After setting consecutive se... Read more »

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Forward Imani Littleton’s impressive basketball career started getting more and more exciting during her four years playing for The Bishop’s School. Littleton scored over 2,200 points for the Knights and posted over 1,200 rebounds. The four-star recruit was snagged by head coach Joe Tartamella a... Read more »

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Behind their sensational duo of senior guards Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, the St. John’s women’s basketball team rolled to a 7-3 record over the winter break. Grant and Handford have averaged 19.3 and 17.3 points per game, respectively (as of Jan. 24), as they have led the Red Storm... Read more »

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This winter’s big blizzard isn’t the only storm that wreaked havoc in New York Friday night. Led by a smart, offensive attack and excellent defense, the St. John’s University Women’s Basketball team defeated Butler 68-41 at Carnesecca Arena. The Red Storm earned their sixth win in conferenc... Read more »

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team took sole possession of second place in the Big East Conference standings Sunday afternoon when they defeated Xavier 57-41. The Johnnies’ defense matched a season-best output by allowing only 41 points. The Red Storm improved to 16-4 overall, 7-2 in conference play. ... Read more »

St. John’s women beats Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The good times keep on rolling for the St. John’s. Sparked by big games from seniors Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, the Red Storm beat Kansas 86-71 at Allen Fieldhouse Sunday for their sixth consecutive win. "This was a great team win for us today," St. John's head coach Joe Tartamella... Read more »

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