Women's Basketball Downs Kentucky, 74-59
Dec. 19, 2000
CORAL GABLES, Fla.–Sophomore Alicia Hartlaub (Schaefferstown, Pa.) scored 17 points to lead the University of Miami women’s basketball team to a 74-59 victory over visiting Kentucky Tuesday night in Knight Sports Complex.
The Hurricanes improve to 4-3 overall, while the Wildcats drop to 3-6 overall.
The win marked the first win in school history over UK, and the first win over a Southeastern Conference school since the 1991-92 season.
Hartlaub scored 14 points in the first half alone, giving Miami the nine-point lead (39-30) at halftime.
The Wildcats took a one-point lead (8-7) with 16:54 on the clock in the first half that was the only lead of the game for UK. Kentucky knotted the game up (22-22) with 6:56 on the clock, before Miami went on a 7-0 run sparked by a jumper from freshman Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.).
Broussard scored 14 points in the second half, improving her total to 16 on the night.
The Wildcats opened the second half on an 11-2 run tying the game 41 all with 16:18 remaining in the game. The Hurricanes answered back with an 8-0 run securing the lead and the win.
Kristin Connolly came off of the bench to lead the Wildcats with 17 points.
Miami shot a season-high 51.7% from the field, while UK shot 39.7% for the game. UM outrebounded UK 39-38.
The Hurricanes are back in action Friday night as they play host to Fairfield at 7 p.m. in Knight Sports Complex.