Women's Basketball Plays Host To Minnesota

Dec. 29, 2001

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The Miami women’s basketball team will put its five-game winning streak on the line as they play host to Minnesota Sunday at 3 p.m. in Knight Sports Complex.

The Hurricanes (8-2) are coming off of a 75-46 win over Yale to claim the Gatorade Holiday Classic title for the second year in a row.

Minnesota (9-2) has its seven-game win streak broken Friday night falling 88-83 to No. 24 Penn State.

The all-time series is knotted at one-all, with Minnesota winning the last meeting 76-72 during the 1987-88 season.

Junior Meghan Saake continues to lead the Miami offense averaging 13.5 points per game. The Golden Gophers have four players averaging in double-digits with guard Lindsay Whalen leading the way with 21.1 points per game.

The game will be broadcast live on WVUM (90.5 FM) or via the internet at hurricanesports.com.

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