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Scoring: Team (63.3); Shenneika Smith 12.8; Da’Shena Stevens 12.1.

Rebounds: Team (37.5); Da’Shena Stevens 6.5; Shenneika Smith 6.1; Centhya Hart 5.7.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (11.5/15.7); Nadirah McKenith 3/9/3.4.

3-pointers: Team (.346); Amanda Burakoski 47.

Last Ten: 6-4.

The Skinny: Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the Red Storm struggled at times for consistency. Sophomore point guard Nadirah McKenith battled through injuries all season. This is only the second time in school history that St. John’s has gone to the NCAA tournament in back-to-back seasons. The last time was the 1982-83 season and 1983-84 season, under coach Don Perrelli.


North Carolina

Chapel Hill, 26-8.

Nickname: Tar Heels. Coach: Sylvia Hatchell.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At-Large.

Region: Spokane. Seed: No. 5.

Tournament Record: 39-21, 22 years. Last appearance: 2010.

Scoring: Team (77.3); Italee Lucas 15.8; Jessica Breland 12.6.

Rebounds: Team (46.9); Jessica Breland 6.9; Tierra Ruffin-Pratt 6.5.

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