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Women's Basketball Falls To Seton Hall, 69-61

Feb. 10, 2001

Box Score

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ–The University of Miami women’s basketball team fell 69-61 to Seton Hall Saturday afternoon in a hard fought BIG EAST matchup in Walsh Gymnasium.

The Hurricanes fall to 11-11 overall and 4-7 in the BIG EAST, while the Pirates improve to 16-6 overall and 9-2 in conference.

The win for the Pirates snapped a seven-game win streak for Miami over SHU, dating back to the 1995-96 season.

Sheila James (Rubonia, Fla.) committed her second double-double of the season, scoring 18 points and grabbing a career-high 11 rebounds in 40 minutes of action.

Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) scored 16 points and picked up eight boards, while Alicia Hartlaub (Schaefferstown, Pa.) and Meghan Saake (Wellington, Fla.) added 12 points respectively.

Miami opened the game on an 11-3 run with 15:23 remaining in the game. The Pirates answered back going on a 5-0 run to cut Miami’s lead to three with 12:36 left in the half.

SHU took the lead (16-15) at 11:49 on a layup from leading scorer Arminda Moreno. UM tied the game at 11:43 (17-17) on a jumper from James.

The Pirates went on a 9-1 run to take the lead and stayed on top the remainder of the half. SHU took a 14-point advantage (39-25) into the locker room at halftime.

Miami got within six-points with 13:24 left in the game (45-39), but the Pirates were quick to answer back with a 6-0 run to regain the double-digit lead.

Alicia Hartlaub connected on two free throw shots to cut SHU’s lead to seven with :20 seconds remaining in the game, but that was the closest the Hurricanes would come before time expired.

The Hurricanes shot 32.9% from the field for the game, compared to 42.9% for the Pirates.

Miami is back home for a two-game series, playing host to St. John’s Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the Knight Sports Complex.