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No. 15 Rutgers 90, St. John’s 60

January 10, 1999

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) _ Shawnetta Stewart scored a career-high 29 points Sunday to lead No. 15 Rutgers to another blowout victory, a 90-60 win over St. John’s.

The Scarlet Knights (13-3, 6-0 Big East) rout was the third time this season they have won by 30 points or more.

Stewart was 11 of 16 from the field and Rutgers scored the first 10 points of the game. The Scarlet Knights extended their early lead to 21-5, and maintained a double-digit lead throughout the remainder of the first half.

A late run in the first half brought the Red Storm (8-9, 2-4) within 14 points.

The Rutgers squad steadily increased the lead during the second half. The defense forced 30 St. John’s turnovers in the game.

Ebony Dickinson led the Red Storm with 31 points.

Rutgers forward Linda Miles scored 15 points and guard Tomara Young added 10.

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