Devereaux Peters dominates as No. 10 ND routs St. John's

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Devereaux Peters dominated inside with 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to lead Notre Dame (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) to a 69-36 rout of St. John's (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today) on Sunday.

Becca Bruszewski scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting for the Fighting Irish (17-4).

The Red Storm (14-6) shot 32 percent, with no player reaching double figures. Leading scorer Shenneika Smith was held to seven points on 3-of-8 shooting. Da'Shena Stevens had nine rebounds, but missed all seven free-throw attempts.

Notre Dame outrebounded the Red Storm 42-31.

On the final play of the first half, Skylar Diggins drove and dished to Natalie Achonwa, whose layup as time expired gave the Fighting Irish a 39-21 lead. Diggins had six assists.