Photo: Mark Campbell
The University of Delaware women’s basketball team has now won three straight games to start the season, as the team defeated the St. John’s University Red Storm 93-88 on Thursday.
By defeating the Red Storm on Thursday, UD has now beaten an opponent from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big East for the first time in the same season since the 2012-2013 season.
The leading scorer in the win for the Hens was junior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey, who had 31 points ( tied career-high). Dickey stepped up in the fourth quarter for the Blue Hens as 23 of her 31 points came in that quarter.
Redshirt junior forward Ty Battle recorded a double-double in the win with 19 points and 12 rebounds.
Senior forward Lizzie Oleary also scored in double-digits in this game as she had 18 points.
Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (52-50), second-chance points (21-8), bench points (20-6), rebounds (45-29), and blocks (5-3).
Delaware also had the advantage of shooting as well, as the team shot 52.2 % (35-67), and St. John’s shooting 46.3 % (31-67). The Hens also had the advantage over the Red Storm at the three-point line as the team shot 41.7 % (5-12) and St. John’s shot 33.3 % (6-18). The Blue bested the Red Storm at the free-throw line as the team shot 75.0 % (18-24) and St John’s shot 74.1 % (20-27).
Let’s get into all four quarters: click below for the full recap.