Women's Basketball Travels To Northwestern
Nov. 23, 2000
CORAL GABLES, Fla.–The University of Miami women’s basketball team will travel to face Northwestern Friday night at 7 p.m. in Evanston, Ill.
This will be the first meeting between Miami (1-0) and Northwestern (1-0), and the first meeting with a member of the Big Ten conference in almost 10 years. UM beat Purdue 65-63 during the 1991-92 season.
UM enters the contest after beating Florida Atlantic 87-50 in its season opener Monday night in Coral Gables.
Head coach Ferne Labati enters her 13th season at the helm of the Hurricane basketball program. Labati is the all-time winningest women’s basketball coach at Miami with a record of 218-132 (.623).
Northwestern, under the direction of June Olkowski, enters tonight’s game 1-0, after a win over Northern Illinois Monday night. Olkowski is in her second season as the Wildcats’ head coach. She has compiled a 8-21 record.