Seton Hall hands No. 24 St. John’s women first defeat 72-51

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Sidney Cooks and Lauren Park-Lane had double-doubles, Amari Wright scored 17 points without missing a shot, and Seton Hall defeated previously unbeaten No. 24 St. John’s 72-51. Seton Hall has won 10 of its last 11 games and is 5-1 in Big East play for the first time since at least the 2014-15 season. Cooks had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Park-Lane scored 15 points and added 11 assists for the Pirates. Wright’s 17 points came on 6-for-6 field goal shooting, 1-for-1 from 3-point distance, and 4-for-4 from the line. Sha’Lynn Hagans added 11 points. The Pirates shot 73.3% in the third quarter and scored 25 points to extend their nine-point halftime lead to 59-37.

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