May 30, 2024

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St. John’s Travels to Villanova for Monday Matchup

The St. John’s women’s basketball group will carry on its a few-video game street swing on Monday when the Johnnies travel to Villanova for a 7 p.m. conference with the Wildcats.
 
The contest in between the Red Storm (4-8, 1-6 Big EAST) and Villanova (8-2, 3-2 Significant EAST) will be broadcast live on FS1 with Noah Eagle and Ros Gold-Onwude on the call.
 
Going through the Wildcats for the 2nd time this period, St. John’s will glimpse to avenge a 74-65 setback on Dec. 6 at Carnesecca Arena. Sophomore guard Leilani Correa paced the way offensively for the Crimson Storm in the two teams’ initial meeting of the time with a activity-large 21 details. The Manchester, N.J., native, who potential customers the group in steals this period with 1.5 per sport, also registered a crew-greatest four thefts from the Wildcats.
 
A vibrant location for the Johnnies of late has been the enjoy of senior guard Qadashah Hoppie, who has scored in double-figures in all 8 game titles that she has played in this period. Most just lately, the 5-foot-9 guard registered a workforce-best 18 points in opposition to Seton Hall on Wednesday. The Staten Island native is averaging a crew-high 18. points for each match this year, to go along with 3.1 rebounds and 2.8 helps for each contest.
 
Villanova enters Monday’s matchup with the Pink Storm adhering to a 19-working day layoff thanks to COVID-19 troubles within the application. The Wildcats previous played on Jan. 6, when they picked up a 78-71 victory more than Seton Hall at Walsh Gymnasium.
 
Maddy Siegrist qualified prospects Villanova in both equally scoring and rebounding, averaging a league-ideal 24. details and 11.1 boards for each match. Two other Wildcats are boasting double figures this time, which includes Brianna Herlihy, who is chipping in 14.9 ppg and Sarah Mortensen, who is averaging 13. ppg. As a workforce, Villanova sits second in the meeting in helps with 20. for every contest. Senior guard Raven James leads the staff in dimes with a combined 41 this time.
 
Monday will mark the 81st all-time meeting concerning the two plans with Villanova foremost the collection, 42-38. St. John’s has come up limited in five of the last 6 conferences with the Wildcats. The Red Storm final upended Villanova on Feb. 22, 2019 at Finneran Pavilion, exactly where previous Johnnie Alisha Kebbe stuffed the stat sheet with 16 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals and two blocks to raise the Pink Storm to a 66-62 victory.
 
Next its matchup with Villanova, the Red Storm will wrap up its 3-sport street swing with a journey to our nation’s money for a recreation towards Georgetown on Jan. 27.  Suggestion-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. on BEDN (FloHoops).