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St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

One of the most fruitful seasons in St. John’s women’s basketball history came to an emotional end on Friday. Unable to overcome a massive deficit, the Red Storm fell to Auburn, 68-57, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The loss concludes an inspiring season that saw the team earn their fi... Read more »

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time since 1988, the St. John’s women’s basketball team are the champions of the BIG EAST. A title-worthy defense brought the team a 50-37 victory over Creighton, its third win in as many days, a fourth conference title, and a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Red Storm held the Blu... 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 Exit Tourney Despite Heroic Double OT Effort

Johnnies Exit Tourney Despite Heroic Double OT Effort

Kyle Fitzgerald, Assistant Sports Editor
March 24, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

St. John’s suffered a crushing 96-90 defeat to Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament at Carnesecca Arena on Sunday that effectively ended their season. The game extended into two overtimes as the Red Storm (18-13, 11-5) overcame a 13 point deficit, but ran out of gas as the... Read more »

Johnnies Earn Home NCAA Tourney Game

Johnnies Earn Home NCAA Tourney Game

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
March 20, 2013
Filed under Basketball, March Madness, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s women’s basketball team will be playing in its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament after receiving an at-large bid. The No. 10 seeded Red Storm (18-12, 11-5) will face off against No. 7 seeded Dayton at Carnesecca Areana on March 24. The Johnnies finished the regular season with... Read more »

Mitch’s Pitch: A Little Respect: S’il Vous Plait

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor
March 20, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

It’s my last week as sports editor. I have mixed feelings, but I won’t get into those because you could probably care less about how I feel. However, you should know that I’m not the only one with conflicted thoughts right now. The St. John’s athletic community, at this very moment, is doing... Read more »

Cardinals Knock Johnnies Out

Cardinals Knock Johnnies Out

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
March 13, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team crashed out of the Big East tournament on Sunday after falling to Louisville 62-55 in a quarterfinal matchup. Even more disappointing than the loss, the Red Storm (18-12, 11-5) were forced to watch one of its most vital players leave the court due to injury... Read more »

Johnnies Advance to Quarterfinals of Big East Tourney

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
March 9, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team avenged its regular season loss against Seton Hall by defeating the Pirates 51-45 in the second round of the Big East Tournament. “A big win for our program on many levels to win a game that I thought we really gutted out again the way that we did against... Read more »

A Victory For the Seniors

A Victory For the Seniors

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
March 6, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team defeated DePaul 67-54 in its final home game of the season – boosting its tournament resume as the postseason looms.Seniors Nadirah McKenith, Shenneika Smith and Mary Nwachukwu were honored before the game, as it was senior night. “All three of these... 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 »

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