2017–18 St. John's Red Storm women's basketball team

The 2017–18 St. John's Red Storm women's basketball team represented St. John's University during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Red Storm, led by sixth-year head coach Joe Tartamella, played their games at Carnesecca Arena and were members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 19–15, 9–9 in Big East play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big East Women's Basketball Tournament to Creighton. They received an automatic bid to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Marist, Penn and Duquesne in the first, second and third rounds before losing to West Virginia in the quarterfinals.

2017–18 St. John's Red Storm women's basketball
WNIT, Quarterfinals
ConferenceBig East Conference
2017–18 record19–15 (9–9 Big East)
Head coachJoe Tartamella (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Jonath Nicholas
  • Da'Shena Stevens
  • Rory Kuhn
Home arenaCarnesecca Arena
2017–18 Big East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
DePaul153 .833  278  .771
Marquette153 .833  2410  .706
Villanova126 .667  239  .719
Creighton117 .611  1913  .594
St. John's99 .500  1915  .559
Georgetown99 .500  1616  .500
Seton Hall711 .389  1616  .500
Butler612 .333  1517  .469
Xavier315 .167  1020  .333
Providence315 .167  1021  .323
2018 Big East Tournament winner
As of 25 March 2018; Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

2017–18 St. John's Red Storm women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 0 Alisha Kebbe 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) SoNeumann-Goretti Philadelphia, PA
G 1 Tamesha Alexander 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SrThe Shipley School Philadelphia, PA
G 3 Tiana England 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) RS FrStamford Stamford, CT
G 5 Shamachya Duncan 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) SoThe Patrick School Staten Island, NY
F 11 Kayla Charles 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) FrWilliam Cullen Bryant Far Rockaway, NY
G 15 Andrayah Adams 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) SoComo Park Minneapolis, MN
G/F 20 Akina Wellere 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) JrGwendolyn Brooks College Prep Chicago, IL
G 21 Qadashah Hoppie 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) FrThe Patrick School Staten Island, NY
F 25 Curteeona Brelove  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) SrMalone
VCU
Malone, FL
F 34 Maya Singleton 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SrRiverdale Baptist
Trinity Valley CC
Indian Head, MD
F 35 Imani Littleton 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) SrThe Bishop's School San Diego, CA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/01/2017*
11:00 AM
Stony Brook
Red Cross Disaster Relief Game
W 66–45 
Carnesecca Arena (110)
Queens, NY
Non-conference regular season
11/10/2017*
4:30 PM, ESPN3
St. Francis Brooklyn W 73–49  1–0
Carnesecca Arena 
Queens, VA
11/17/2017*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
William & Mary W 92–81  2–0
Carnesecca Arena (323)
Queens, VA
11/24/2017*
11:00 AM
vs. Western Michigan
Gulf Coast Showcase quarterfinals
W 76–48  3–0
Germain Arena (1,207)
Estero, FL
11/25/2017*
5:00 PM
vs. No. 3 South Carolina
Gulf Coast Showcase semifinals
L 58–76  3–1
Germain Arena 
Estero, FL
11/26/2017*
5:00 PM
vs. No. 17 South Florida
Gulf Coast Showcase 3rd place game
L 59–68  3–2
Germain Arena 
Estero, FL
11/30/2017*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Albany W 71–66  4–2
SEFCU Arena (913)
Albany, NY
12/03/2017*
1:00 PM, ACCN Extra
at Miami (FL) W 74–64  5–2
Watsco Center (665)
Coral Gables, FL
12/09/2017*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
James Madison W 81–64  6–2
Carnesecca Arena (809)
Queens, NY
12/12/2017*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Fordham
Rivalry
L 67–64 2OT 6–3
Carnesecca Arena (587)
Queens, NY
12/18/2017*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Kansas W 65–53 OT 7–3
Carnesecca Arena (690)
Queens, NY
12/21/2017*
11:00 AM, ESPN3
Buffalo L 72–73  7–4
Carnesecca Arena (5,602)
Queens, NY
Big East regular season
12/28/2017
8:30 PM, FS2
at Marquette L 72–74 OT 7–5 (0–1)
Al McGuire Center (1,479)
Milwaukee, WI
12/30/2017
8:00 PM, BEDN
at DePaul L 67–76  7–6 (0–2)
McGrath-Phillips Arena (1,709)
Chicago, IL
01/02/2018
7:00 PM, BEDN
Providence L 44–49  7–7 (0–3)
Carnesecca Arena (566)
Queens, NY
01/05/2018
7:00 PM, BEDN
Creighton W 72–65 OT 8–7 (1–3)
Carnesecca Arena (538)
Queens, NY
01/07/2018
2:00 PM, BEDN
at Xavier W 67–63  9–7 (2–3)
Cintas Center (845)
Cincinnati, OH
01/10/2018
7:00 PM, FS2
at Butler W 73–55  10–7 (3–3)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (401)
Indianapolis, IN
01/12/2018
7:00 PM, BEDN
Georgetown W 64–41  11–7 (4–3)
Carnesecca Arena (561)
Queens, NY
01/14/2018
2:00 PM, BEDN
Villanova W 70–64  12–7 (5–3)
Carnesecca Arena (936)
Queens, NY
01/21/2018
1:00 PM, BEDN
at Seton Hall L 57–62  12–8 (5–4)
Walsh Gymnasium (967)
South Orange, NJ
01/26/2018
8:00 PM, BEDN
at Creighton L 39–53  12–9 (5–5)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,316)
Omaha, NE
01/28/2018
1:00 PM, BEDN
at Providence L 68–70  12–10 (5–6)
Alumni Hall (690)
Providence, RI
02/02/2018
7:00 PM, BEDN
Butler W 76–38  13–10 (6–6)
Carnesecca Arena (716)
Queens, NY
02/04/2018
2:00 PM, BEDN
Xavier W 70–36  14–10 (7–6)
Carnesecca Arena 
Queens, NY
02/09/2018
11:30 AM, BEDN
at Villanova L 52–69  14–11 (7–7)
Jake Nevin Field House (1,709)
Villanova, PA
02/11/2018
2:00 PM, BEDN
at Georgetown W 71–63  15–11 (8–7)
McDonough Gymnasium (1,133)
Washington, D.C.
02/16/2018
7:00 PM, FS2
Seton Hall W 75–56  16–11 (9–7)
Carnesecca Arena (755)
Queens, NY
02/23/2018
7:00 PM, BEDN
DePaul L 54–67  16–12 (9–8)
Carnesecca Arena (749)
Queens, NY
02/25/2018
2:00 PM, BEDN
Marquette L 57–76  16–13 (9–9)
Carnesecca Arena (1,069)
Queens, NY
Big East Women's Tournament
03/04/2018
3:30 PM, FS2
(5) vs. (4) Creighton
Quarterfinals
L 58–66  16–14
Wintrust Arena (1,991)
Chicago, IL
WNIT
03/15/2018*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Marist
First Round
W 68–47  17–14
Carnesecca Arena (694)
Queens, NY
03/19/2018*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Penn
Second Round
W 53–48  18–14
Carnesecca Arena (478)
Queens, NY
03/22/2018*
7:00 PM
Duquesne
Third Round
W 65–52  19–14
Carnesecca Arena (335)
Queens, NY
03/25/2018*
4:00 PM
at West Virginia
Quarterfinals
L 62–76  19–15
WVU Coliseum (2,280)
Morgantown, WV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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