Women's Basketball Beats EMU, 85-66
Dec. 21, 2002
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The Miami women’s basketball team used a second-half surge in an 85-66 victory over visiting Eastern Michigan Saturday night in Knight Sports Complex.
Miami outscored EMU 57-33 in the second half, shooting 61% from the field.
UM win’s its third game in a row improving its overall record to 6-3. The Eagles fall to 2-7 on the season.
Tamara James (Dania, Fla.) led all scorers with 24 points and eight rebounds. Yalonda McCormick (Miami, Fla.) recorded her first double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 10 assists.
Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) came off the bench to score 18 points in 21 minutes of action.
Shaquana Wilkins (Plymouth, Fla.) scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds.
The Eagles opened the game on an 8-0 run and led the entire first-half, taking a nine-point lead into the lockeroom at halftime.
The Hurricanes opened the second-half on a 21-2 run to take the lead. Miami led by as many as 21 points winning by a margin of 19 points for the fifth time this season.
The Hurricanes shot 50.8% from the field while EMU shot 51.1% from the field.
Miami is back in action hosting the Gatorade Holiday Classic Dec. 28-29.