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Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

After seven combined seasons in Queens, four combined All-Big East First team selections and 3,000 plus combined points, St. John’s women’s basketball stars Aliyyah Handford and Danaejah Grant have added another remarkable achievement to their resumes. Handford was selected in the third round, 27... Read more »

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 »

GOING DANCING

GOING DANCING

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

As the clock struck 7 p.m. on Monday night, the hundreds of St. John’s students, family, friends, alumni, and student-athletes waited with bated breath as the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament field of 64 was revealed. The anxiety turned to relief and joy as the women’s basketball team foun... 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 »

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

St. John’s stuns No. 18 DePaul, advances to Big East final

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

Only one program in Big East women’s basketball history has more than three conference tournament championships. On Monday night, St. John’s earned the chance to become the second following a historic upset. Aliyyah Handford dominated late again, as St. John’s overcame an eight-point defic... Read more »

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

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

The old saying goes, “offense wins games, but defense wins championships.” St. John’s women’s basketball is no exception. A strong defensive effort in the second half led the Red Storm to a 65-52 victory over Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, as they advanced to t... Read more »

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 »

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