St. John's women upset No. 7 Rutgers

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NEW YORK—Eugeneia McPherson scored 17 points and Nadirah McKenith added 15 to help St. John’s (12-7, 4-2 Big East) shock No. 7 Rutgers 62-57 on Tuesday night, the Red Storm’s fifth win in six games.

Khadijah Rushdan finished with 16 points for Rutgers (15-3, 4-1), which saw its six-game winning streak end.

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 120, PITTSBURGH 44

In South Bend, Ind., Devereaux Peters scored 20 points in 18 minutes to lead Notre Dame (18-1, 6-0) past Pittsburgh (8-11, 0-6) in the most lopsided Big East victory ever for the Fighting Irish.

It was the second-highest scoring game for the Irish this season. They scored 128 against Mercer in December.

SOUTH FLORIDA 66, NO. 21 DEPAUL 63 (OT)

In Tampa, Fla., Akila McDonald hit a layup with 9 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game to overtime and South Florida beat DePaul.

Kaneisha Saunders led the Bulls (11-8, 3-2 Big East) with 16 points.

Anna Martin scored 20 points and Megan Rogowski added 11 for DePaul (15-4, 3-2).

OKLAHOMA 65, NO. 23 KANSAS STATE 57

In Manhattan, Kan., Aaryn Ellenberg had a season-high 31 points to go with nine steals, and Oklahoma (11-5, 3-2 Big 12) held off a last-gasp rally by Kansas State (13-4, 4-1).

 
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