Women's Basketball Hosts No. 24 Virginia Tech

Women's Basketball Hosts No. 24 Virginia Tech

Feb. 19, 2002

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The Miami women’s basketball team returns to BIG EAST action playing host to No. 24 Virginia Tech Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Knight Sports Complex.

The Hurricanes (15-9, 8-5) enter the contest tied with the Hokies (17-7, 8-5) for 5th place in the BIG EAST standings.

The two teams met earlier this season on Feb. 5 in Blacksburg, Va. with VT winning 72-60. The Hokies lead the all-time series 2-0, this will be the first meeting in Coral Gables.

Sophomore Shaquana Wilkins has led Miami in the last two games, averaging a double-double last week with 16.5 points and 14 rebounds.

Ieva Kublina leads the Hokies averaging 13.8 and 7.2 rebounds 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, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m.

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