for this game

Notre Dame picks up 18th straight victory

Jan 28, 2012 - 7:12 PM Queens, NY (Sports Network) - Skylar Diggins had 24 points, six assists and three blocks, as the second-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish picked up their 18th straight victory with a 71-56 decision over the St. John's Red Storm.

Devereaux Peters ended with 18 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks for the Fighting Irish (21-1, 8-0 Big East), whose 18-game winning streak is the school's longest since a school-record 23-game run to open the 2000-01 season.

Natalie Novosel donated 15 points and five boards for Notre Dame, which has opened conference play with eight consecutive wins for the first time since starting the 2000-01 season with a 12-0 Big East record.

Da'Shena Stevens and Shenneika Smith each had 10 points for the Red Storm (13-8, 5-3), who had a two-game winning streak snapped.

  • NOTRE DAME: 71
    ST. JOHN'S: 56

    Jan 28 1:55 PM

  • NOTRE DAME: 43
    ST. JOHN'S: 23

    Jan 28 12:48 PM

    ST. JOHN'S: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Jan 28 12:07 PM
  • 15
    RUWTbot Added 15 roots

    Notre Dame(2) vs. St. John'sNov 15 6:02 AM