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No. 18 St. John’s women defeat No. 12 Georgetown
Monday, Feb 27, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP)—Amber Thompson grabbed 15 rebounds and No. 18 St. John’s used its advantage on the boards to beat No. 12 Georgetown 54-45 Monday, in the regular-season finale for both teams.

The Red Storm (21-8, 13-3 Big East) outrebounded Georgetown 44-31, including 21-16 in the second half.

St. John’s trailed 27-25 at halftime and held the Hoyas (22-7, 11-5) to just 6-of-30 shooting in the second half.

Georgetown led 36-32 with 9:25 remaining and turned it over twice, leading to four points during an 8-0 run by the Red Storm. Briana Brown connected on a pair of free throws to cap it with 7:08 to play.

St. John’s scored 15 points off 16 turnovers and outscored the Hoyas 14-9 on second chances.

Da’Shena Stevens, Shenneika Smith and Brown scored 12 points each for the Red Storm, who won their eighth in a row.

Sugar Rodgers led Georgetown with 13 points.

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