St. John's 67

(19-6, 9-5 Big East)

(16) DePaul 70

(22-5, 9-5 Big East)

    8:00 PM ET, February 18, 2006

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    SJU 29 3867
    #16DEP 33 3770

    No. 15 DePaul ekes out win over St. John's

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Khara Smith had 13 points, including the game-winning shot, to lead DePaul (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 16 AP) past St. John's 70-67 Saturday night.

    Allie Quigley had 12 points and seven asissts and Smith added six rebounds, five assists and four steals for DePaul (22-5, 9-5 Big East).

    Kia Wright had 16 points and six assists to lead St. John's (19-6, 9-5). Angela Clark added 14 points and eight rebounds.

    After Clark's layup tied the score at 67-all, Smith hit a 6-foot jumper with 13.6 seconds remaining to give DePaul their fourth consecutive win.

    DePaul went on a 10-0 run in the second half, capped by back-to-back 3's by Caprice Smith, to take a 45-32 lead. St. John's came back with a 15-3 run to tie the game at 48-all with 9:20 remaining.

    St. John's scored seven straight points to take a 63-61 lead with 3:48 remaining in the game.

    Trailing 11-17 midway through the first half, DePaul went on a 15-6 run to take a 26-23 lead with 7:50 remaining in the period.

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