Stevens leads St. John's women past UMass
Da'Shena Stevens had 17 points and nine rebounds and was one of four players to score in double figures for St. John's in an 82-52 win over host Massachusetts last night in a non-conference women's game.
Junior Centhya Hart had a career-high 14 points and freshman Shenneika Smith added 12 points.
Ahead 40-23 at the break, St. John's blew the game open with a 33-20 run and led 73-43 with 4:42 to go.
North Babylon graduate Eugeneia McPherson chipped in 11 points for the Red Storm (2-0). UMass is 1-1.
C.W. Post 69, Queens 67:Gina Catherall had 17 points, including a three-point play with 5.5 seconds left to win it for Post (2-0, 1-0 ECC). Janea Aiken also scored 17 points for Post. Brittany Faherty tied a career-high with 15 points for Queens (0-1).
SUNY-Old Westbury 85, York 78:Hakiem George (19 points) was one of six players to score in double figures for Old Westbury (1-0) in non-conference. Shane DeNully had 11 points and eight assists, Patrick Bonna had 11 points and four steals and Jason Kondra had 10 points. York is 0-1.