Women's Basketball Will Face #14 Rutgers

Jan. 26, 2001

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–The University of Miami women’s basketball team looks to get back on the winning path as they play host to No. 14 Rutgers Saturday at 7 p.m. in Knight Sports Complex.

Miami is 9-8 overall and 2-4 in BIG EAST action, while Rutgers is 12-5 overall and 5-2 in conference action.

The Scarlet Knights lead the all-time series 9-4 over UM, including a six-game win streak dating back to the 1997-98 season.

The Hurricanes fell 81-45 on the road to No. 2 Connecticut Tuesday night for the second time this season. Miami is currently looking to snap a three-game losing spiral.

Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) continues to lead the UM offense with 12.5 points per game. Broussard has scored in double-digits in 13 of the 16 games she has played in.

Rutgers defeated St. John’s 77-43 Tuesday night in New Brunswick. Tasha Pointer leads the Scarlet Knights averaging 11.8 points per game, 5.9 rebounds and 8.1 assists per game.

Miami is shooting 38.7% from the field compared to 43.5% for RU.

The game will air on WVUM (90.5 FM) following the UM baseball game.

For ticket information contact the Hurricane Ticket Office at 305-284-CANES in Dade or 1-800-GO-CANES.