Da'Shena Stevens had 19 points and led three other players in double figures as the Red Storm (25-6) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Shenneika Smith had 13 points, while Nadirah McKenith and Coco Hart added 10 points each.

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St. John's will play the winner of Florida State-Louisiana Tech in a second-round game on Monday.

It's the second NCAA appearance in five years for St. John's, which advanced to the second round in 2006 and lost to eventual national champion Maryland.