Women's Basketball Falls Short To Syracuse, 62-61
Feb. 24, 2001
Syracuse, N.Y. – The University of Miami women’s basketball team fell by one-point on the road to Syracuse 62-61 in its final BIG EAST road game of the season Saturday afternoon at Manley Field House.
The Hurricanes fall to 13-13 overall and 6-9 in the BIG EAST, while the Orangewomen improve to 12-13 overall and 6-9 in conference.
Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) led Miami with 19 points, including 15-second half points. She also pulled down a career-high nine rebounds. Dalia Clarke (Antigua, West Indies) led UM with 10 rebounds.
The Orangewomen led the entire first half, taking a 38-29 lead into the lockeroom at halftime.
Broussard made a lay-up with 2:11 remaining in the game, to put Miami on top 61-57 for the first time in the second half. Alicia Hartlaub (Schaefferstown, Pa.) made a lay-up with 1:31 in the game to put UM on top by four (61-57.
Freshman Julie McBride hit her only three-pointer of the night with 43 seconds remaining in the game to cut Miami’s lead to one (61-60). Miami committed a foul with 14 seconds in the game, Jaime James hit both ends of a one-and-one to put SU on top by one (62-61).
Broussard took the final shot for Miami with one second on the clock, but it bounced off the backboard into the hands of a Syracuse player. UM outscored Syracuse 32-24 in the second half.
Hartlaub and Broussard combined for 27 second half points for Miami.
The Hurricanes final game of the regular season is Tuesday at 7 p.m. versus Villanova.