Manhattan 51, St. John’s 77

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NEW YORK (AP)—Shenneika Smith scored 17 points and No. 20 St. John’s routed Manhattan 77-51 on Tuesday night.

Sky Lindsay and Coco Hart each added 12 for the Red Storm (2-1), who ran out to a 40-19 halftime lead.

Abby Wentworth scored 14 points and Lindsey Loutsenhizer added 11 for the Jaspers (1-1).

St. John’s scored first on Smith’s layup, led 11-2 early and never trailed. The Red Storm scored 25 of their first-half points off of Manhattan turnovers and closed the half on a 19-6 run.

They led by as many as 28 points in the second half.

The Red Storm, who entered the season ranked 14th—their best ranking ever — were coming off a 64-53 loss to Kansas State on Saturday.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Manhattan
Lindsey Loutsenhizer Lindsey Loutsenhizer
4-7,  11 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists
 St. John's
Shenneika Smith Shenneika Smith
7-11,  18 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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