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Women's Basketball Beats Georgetown, 69-52

March 2, 2002

Final Stats

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The No. 5-seeded Miami women’s basketball team used a second-half surge to beat No. 12-seeded Georgetown, 69-52, Saturday afternoon at the Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, NJ at the BIG EAST Tournament.

Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.), who was named to the BIG EAST Second Team, led Miami with 16 points.

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, Meghan Saake (Wellington, Fla.) added 12 points.

Miami was down 31-30 at halftime, but came out strong the second half, outscoring the Hoyas 39-21.

Shaquana Wilkins (Plymouth, Fla.) scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds, while Yalonda McCormick (Miami, Fla.) came off of the bench to add 10 points.

Kathryn Fowler (New York, NY) 11 rebounds.

The Hurricanes (18-10) advance to the quarterfinals Sunday at Noon, facing the No. 4 seed, Villanova (18-9).

“Villanova is going to be a tough game for us. They’re a great team and deserve a lot more credit than people give them. It’s going to be a good game tomorrow.”

Villanova beat Miami, 80-52, in the only meeting between the two teams in the regular season.

The all-time series is tied at nine-all.

The game will be broadcast live on WVUM-90.5 FM or via the internet at hurricanesports.com/wvum.org.