Women's Basketball Hosts Syracuse

Jan. 15, 2002

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The University of Miami women’s basketball team returns home playing host to Syracuse Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Knight Sports Complex.

The Hurricanes (9-6, 2-3) look to snap a two-game losing skid after falling to No. 1 Connecticut 96-50 Saturday afternoon.

Syracuse (9-5, 2-1) enters the contest on a two-game winning streak after beating Providence at home 81-52 Saturday afternoon.

Miami leads the all-time series 13-5 and had won the past three meetings until last season’s one-point loss (62-61) at Syracuse.

Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) leads Miami averaging 12.8 points per game. She has been the leading scorer in four of the last five games.

Julie McBride leads the Orangewomen with 16.7 points and 5.9 assists per game.

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

The game will be televised on FOX SportsNet Thursday Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

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