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St. John's Shenneika Smith (35) reacts during the second half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament against Dayton. (March 24, 2013)

NCAA women's tournament: St. John's vs. Dayton

St. John's fell to Dayton, 96-90, in a double-overtime thriller in the opening round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament on Sunday in Queens.

St. John's head coach Joe Tartamella reacts to
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St. John's head coach Joe Tartamella reacts to a call during the first half of a first-round game against Dayton in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) shoots over St. John's
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Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) shoots over St. John's Nadirah McKenith (5) as St. John's Shenneika Smith (35) looks on during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Samantha MacKay (14) shoots over St. John's
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Dayton's Samantha MacKay (14) shoots over St. John's Aliyyah Handford (3) during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

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Dayton's Amber Deane (2) is defended by St.
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Dayton's Amber Deane (2) is defended by St. John's Amber Thompson (2) and Briana Brown (12) during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) rebounds as St. John's
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Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) rebounds as St. John's Amber Thompson (2) watches during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Cassie Sant (33) saves a ball from
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Dayton's Cassie Sant (33) saves a ball from going out of bounds as St. John's Aliyyah Handford (3) falls down on the play during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton head coach Jim Jabir, second from right,
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Dayton head coach Jim Jabir, second from right, talks to his team during the first half of a first-round game against St. John's in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Olivia Applewhite (4) gets control of the
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Dayton's Olivia Applewhite (4) gets control of the ball as St. John's Ashley Perez (11), Shenneika Smith (35) and teammate Andrea Hoover (24) fight for the ball during the first overtime period of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

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St. John's Nadirah McKenith (5) shoots over Dayton's
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St. John's Nadirah McKenith (5) shoots over Dayton's Cassie Sant (33) during the second half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

St. John's Shenneika Smith (35) reacts during the
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St. John's Shenneika Smith (35) reacts during the second half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament against Dayton. (March 24, 2013)

Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) and Olivia Applewhite (4)
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Dayton's Andrea Hoover (24) and Olivia Applewhite (4) celebrate as St. John's Shenneika Smith (35) and Ashley Perez (11) react during the second overtime of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2013)

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