Women's Basketball Beats Boston College, 65-59
Jan. 10, 2001
CORAL GABLES, Fla.–Dalia Clarke (Antigua, West Indies) scored a career-high of 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead the University of Miami women’s basketball team to a 65-59 victory over Boston College Wednesday night in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Miami (8-5 overall, 1-2 in the BIG EAST) earns its first road win of the season and its first BIG EAST win of the season. Boston College falls to 7-7 overall and 1-2 in the BIG EAST.
Clarke is the second player to earn a double-double this season.
Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) scored 18 points, seven rebounds and led the team with three blocked shots.
Miami jumped out early in the first half taking the lead and maintained the lead throughout the game. UM took a 29-21 lead into the locker room at halftime after causing 17 BC turnovers in the first half.
The Eagles cut UM’s lead to one point (56-55) with 2:21 remaining in the game. The Hurricanes answered back with a 5-0 run to seal the win.
Boston College shot 47.1% from the field compared to 36.7% for Miami. The Hurricanes outrebounded the Eagles 37-34.
The Hurricanes wrap up their three-game road swing with St. John’s at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.