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 »

Courtside: Handford ready to take turn at the helm

Stephen Zitolo and Kyle Fitzgerald
November 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Four years ago St. John’s women’s basketball head coach Joe Tartamella recruited an athletic and versatile guard from Shabazz High School in Newark, N.J. That player was Aliyyah Handford and, today, the 5’9” guard stands on the cusp of being the greatest player to ever step on the court for S... Read more »

Lewis schools Harvard in win

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
Filed under Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball avoided their first losing streak of the season by taking down Harvard 81-76 Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena. The Red Storm’s strong second half turned out to be the difference maker in this toe-for-toe matchup. “A really gutsy performance,” coach Joe... Read more »

Handford’s 32 leads all against Gaels

Handford’s 32 leads all against Gaels

Kyle Fitzgerald, Online Editor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

St. John’s walked over Iona with a 78-48 victory in its’ home opener on Tuesday night. The Red Storm (2-0) rallied behind sophomore Aliyyah Handford’s career high 32 points to rout the Gaels (1-2). Down by six early, Handford got the Johnnies into an offensive groove as she put the ball back... Read more »

Johnnies Keep Stringer Stuck on 899

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
February 25, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

St. John’s defeated Rutgers 61-48 on Saturday and prevented Coach C. Vivian Stringer from getting her 900 win. Having won 5 straight games, their longest winning streak this season, the Red Storm (15-10, 9-4) are sitting in prime position to book a spot in the NCAA tournament this March. Aliyyah... Read more »

McKenith Stars in Blowout Win

McKenith Stars in Blowout Win

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
February 20, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament dreams are now inching closer to reality after a stellar performance by Nadirah McKenith propelled it to a 75-46 win over Cincinnati on Saturday at Carnesecca Arena. The victory was the Red Storm’s (13-10, 7-4) third in a row, which helped bump them... Read more »

Johnnies Narrowly Miss Out On Upset Win

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
February 4, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

Queens, NY - St. John’s suffered a narrow loss at home against Connecticut on Sunday afternoon. The Red Storm (10-10, 4-4) exchanged blows with the Huskies (20-1, 7-1) – who were without Stephanie Dolson due to an illness – until the No. 3 ranked team in the country squeezed by in the final min... Read more »