Women's Basketball Hosts Eastern Michigan

Women's Basketball Hosts Eastern Michigan

Dec. 20, 2002

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The Miami women’s basketball team looks to win three in a row as they play host to Eastern Michigan Saturday at 7 p.m. at Knight Sports Complex.

The Hurricanes (5-3) are coming off of an 84-58 victory over Texas A&M Thursday night.

The Eagles (2-6) have lost two in a row, falling to Florida Atlantic 83-69 Thursday night.

This will be the first meeting between the two teams and Miami’s first matchup with a Mid-American Conference opponent since a 64-51 victory over Western Michigan in 2000.

Freshman Tamara James (Dania, Fla.) continues to average a double-double leading UM with 25.3 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.

Four EMU starters average in double-digits with Ryan Coleman leading the pack with 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

The game will be broadcast live on WVUM (90.5 FM).

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