Women's Basketball Beats St. John's, 68-51
Jan. 23, 2002
JAMAICA, NY-The Miami women’s basketball team extends its win streak to three in a row with a, 68-51, victory over St. John’s Wednesday night in Alumni Hall.
The Hurricanes improve to 12-6 overall and 5-3 in the BIG EAST, while the Red Storm fall to 3-15 overall and 0-7 in conference.
Meghan Saake (Wellington, Fla.) led Miami with 17 points, including hitting six-of-seven from the free throw line.
Miami led by only one-point (29-28) at halftime. The game was tied six times and the lead changed 12 times with Miami holding the largest lead of four points with 6:08 on the clock.
The Hurricanes came out strong in the second half making a 13-0 run with 9:43 remaining in the game to take a 20-point lead.
Miami shot 38% from the field, compared to 32% for the Red Storm. The Hurricanes picked up 16 steals forcing 25 SJU turnovers.
The Hurricanes return to Knight Sports Complex facing Rutgers at 7 p.m. Saturday night.