Women's Hoops Falls To St. John's, 70-46

Jan. 30, 2010

Box Score

QUEENS, N.Y. - The Providence College women's basketball team fell to St. John's, 70-46, in BIG EAST Conference play at Carnesecca Arena on January 30. Junior forward Mi-Khida Hankins (Baltimore, Md.) led the Friars with 15 points. Joy McCorvey and Eugeneia McPherson each tallied 12 points for the Red Storm.

The Friars took a seven-point lead (13-6) in the first half on a Chelsea Marandola (Johnston, R.I.) three-pointer with 14:14 on the clock. St. John's responded to take at 19-15 lead at the 9:51 mark with a 13-2 run. Providence answered to take a 22-21 lead with 7:22 on the clock, but the Friars fell victim to poor shooting down the stretch. St. John's closed out the half on a 15-2 run to take a 36-24 lead at the break.

The Friars were unable to recover offensively in the second half and hit just 7-of-32 field-goal attempts in the final 20 minutes. The Red Storm hit 15-of-36 field goals in the second half and hit 47.5-percent of their shots from the field for the game (29-61). St. John's also hit five of their six three point attempts on the day.

Marandola finished the day with nine points and a team-high seven rebounds. The Red Storm limited the league's leading scorer to just one field goal in the first half, as she scored six of her nine points from the charity stripe. Marandola's streak of double-digit scoring games ends at 25.

The Friars return to action on Wednesday, February 3 against DePaul at Alumni Hall/Mullaney Gymnasium in Providence, R.I. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

 

 

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