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Women's Basketball Holds On To Upset No. 18 Boston College, 60-57

Feb 26, 2002

Box Score

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Miami’s Sheila James blocked a 3-point attempt byAmber Jacobs with six seconds remaining, and the Hurricanes held on to upsetNo. 18 Boston College 60-57 Tuesday night.

James, who scored only five points, made two free throws with 4.9 secondsleft after Jacobs made one of two foul shots to bring the Eagles within 58-57.

Clare Droesch missed a desperation 30-footer for Boston College.

Kathryn Fowler had 11 points and nine rebounds for Miami (17-10, 10-6 BigEast) Meghan Saake added 10 points and five steals, giving her a school-record110 for the season.

Jacobs had 15 points and Kim Mackie 13 points and 10 rebounds for BostonCollege (21-6, 12-4).

The win was Miami’s third over a ranked opponent this season.

Rachel Byars hit a layup with 17:08 left to start a 15-5 Boston College runto a 43-38 lead. But the Hurricanes countered with a 6-0 run to take the leadwith 12:02 remaining.

Then there were five ties and eight more lead changes.