Everett, Archer lead No. 24 St. John’s women past Xavier

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayla Everett scored a season-high 26 points, Jillian Archer had a double-double and No. 24 St. John’s bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 71-52 win over Xavier. Archer finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Mackayla Scarlett had 18 points for the Musketeers, who have lost six straight as well as 15 straight to St. John’s. Everett hit two jumpers and made four free throws in a 13-0 run that broke the game open in the third quarter. Xavier missed nine straight shots and went more than seven minutes between field goals as the Red Storm took a 49-29 lead with two minutes left in the third quarter.

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