Women's Basketball Wins Exhibition Game, 84-79
Nov. 7, 2002
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The University of Miami, led by Meghan Saake’s team-high 24 points, defeated the Tournament of Champions, 84-79, in an exhibition game at the Knight Sports Complex in Coral Gables, Fla. Thursday night.
Saake (Wellington, Fla.) also grabbed five rebounds, dished out four assists and was 11-of-17 from the field.
Two other players scored in double figures for the Hurricanes, Shaquana Wilkins (Plymouth, Fla.) with 15 and newcomer Tamara James (Dania, Fla.) with 14 points.
Wilkins recorded a double-double as she grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds.
Hutashi Wilson (Toronto, Canada) recorded nine assists and scored nine points off the bench.
Tracy Reid a member of the Phoenix Mercury led the Champions with 26 points and 13 rebounds.
UM shot 49 percent for the game and led 42-31 at halftime en route to the 84-79 win.
The Hurricanes now look toward their next exhibition game, Nov. 19 versus the Premier Players at 7 p.m. at the Knight Sports Complex.
For ticket information contact the Hurricane ticket office at 305-284-CANES in Dade County or 1-800-GO-CANES.