Women's Hoops Falls To 24th-Ranked Seton Hall, 67-40

Feb. 6, 2015

Box Score

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. - The Providence College women's basketball team fell to 24th-ranked Seton Hall, 67-40 on Friday, Feb. 6 at Walsh Gymnasium in South Orange, N.J. Janee Johnson and Ka-Deidre Simmons each scored 17 points for the Pirates, while Providence got a team-best 11 points and nine rebounds from Aliyah Miller.

The Friars held a 15-12 lead with 12 minutes remaining in the first half. Seton Hall went on a 12-0 run to take a 24-15 advantage with 10:11 left on the clock, and pushed its lead to 14 at halftime (36-22).

Providence hit just two of its last 19 shots in the half and was 9-of-33 overall (27.3-percent). Seton Hall hit 40.5-percent of its attempts from the field in the opening 20 minutes (15-37), including 6-of-14 from three-point territory.

Seton Hall out-scored the Friars 21-4 to start the second half and mount a 57-26 lead, and never looked back. Daisha Simmons and Tabatha Richardson-Smith also scored double figures for the Pirates with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

The Pirates held a 54-41 advantage on the boards, and out-scored the Friars 18-6 in second-chance points and 19-7 in points off of turnovers.

Allegra Botteghi was the Friars' second-leading scorer with nine points. Evi Iiskola and Alexis Harris added eight points each.

The Friars return to action on Sunday, Feb. 8 against BIG EAST foe St. John's. The game will be played at Carnesecca Arena in Queens, N.Y. and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

- GO FRIARS -

 

 

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