Women's Basketball Players Earn BIG EAST Player of the Week Honors

Women's Basketball Players Earn BIG EAST Player of the Week Honors

Jan. 15, 2001

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–Dalia Clarke (Antigua, West Indies) and Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) earned BIG EAST honors after leading the University of Miami women’s basketball team to two conference wins on the road last week.

Clarke was named BIG EAST Player of the Week, while Broussard was named Rookie of the Week. They are the first players on the team to earn the honors this season.

Senior forward, Clarke averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds during the week to lead Miami to back-to-back BIG EAST wins on the road. Clarke scored a career-high of 24 points and 13 rebounds in the 65-59 win over Boston College and a game-high of 20 points and 11 rebounds in the 67-51 win over St. John’s.

Clarke is the only player this season to average a double-double for the week, and the second player on the team to commit a double-double this season.

She shot a team-high of .762, going 16-of-21 from the field in the two games.

Freshman center, Broussard averaged 17 points and seven rebounds in the 2-0 week for UM.

She picked up a career-high of 18 points and four blocked shots in the win over Boston College. She also added 16 points and seven boards in 18 minutes of action in the win over St. John’s.

Broussard now leads the team in scoring, averaging 12.0 points per game.

The Hurricanes are back in action Wednesday night as they play host to Providence at 7 p.m. in Knight Sports Complex.