St. John’s Travels to UMass for Sunday Showdown

The St. John’s women’s basketball team will continue its four-recreation street swing on Sunday, as the Johnnies travel to UMass for a 2 p.m. meeting with the Minutewomen.
The matchup amongst the two applications will be available to are living stream on ESPN+.
The Johnnies intention to bounce again from a heartbreaking setback at Delaware on Thursday afternoon which marked their next loss of the time. Irrespective of a job-large 35-issue hard work from Leilani Correa and a late Purple Storm run, the Johnnies could not mount a comeback, ultimately falling to the Blue Hens, 93-88, at Bob Carpenter Heart.
With 35 details against Delaware, Correa became the first St. John’s player to attain that mark given that Tawana Jackson turned in 36 points versus Boston University on Feb. 1, 1995. Following recording 3 30-point performances a time ago, Correa is 1 of just three Johnnies in application history to eclipse the 30-point plateau four occasions in her early St. John’s vocation, becoming a member of Jackson (1995) and Cozette Ballentine (1989-92).
In addition to Correa, Qadashah Hoppie also sent a strong efficiency in her season debut, finishing with 23 factors to go together with four assists and two steals.
Additionally, the guard duo of Kadaja Bailey and Distinctive Drake chipped in nine factors apiece. Bailey also contributed five rebounds, 4 assists and two thefts for St. John’s.
Sunday will mark the 14th all-time conference concerning the Red Storm and UMass, with the Johnnies holding a 10-3 gain. In the two team’s past showdown a season back, Hoppie paced the way offensively for St. John’s with 22 points in opposition to the Minutewomen. The Staten Island native also recorded a few rebounds and 3 steals en route to the Purple Storm’s 82-71 victory.
UMass enters Sunday’s contest with a 4-1 history. The Minutewomen are using a three-match profitable streak, most recently defeating New Hampshire, 74-55, on Thursday in Durham.  
Sunday’s contest poses a check for the Crimson Storm’s protection as the Minutewomen guide the Atlantic 10 in scoring this period with 77.6 points for each activity, taking pictures at a league-finest 48.1 clip from the flooring. Senior guard Sam Breen, who was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Meeting Preseason Workforce, did not engage in in the two team’s matchup a season back, as she sat out the tumble semester because of to NCAA transfer restrictions. Breen is averaging 19.2 factors for every sport this 12 months, to sit second in general on the crew. Sophomore Sydney Taylor potential customers the Minutewomen in scoring and ranks third in the meeting by means of five contests with 19.8 factors per game.
Right after Sunday’s contest with UMass, the Johnnies will engage in their 2nd convention match of the period when they travel to Marquette on Wednesday. The Crimson Storm and the Golden Eagles are scheduled to idea off at 3:00 p.m. ET within the Al McGuire Heart.