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Women's Basketball Falls Short To Syracuse, 62-61

Feb. 24, 2001

Box Score

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.