Miami Women's Basketball Travels To Face Rutgers

Miami Women's Basketball Travels To Face Rutgers

Feb. 3, 2003

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami women’s basketball team will put its four-game BIG EAST road winning streak on the line as it travels to face Rutgers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Miami enters the contest 13-6 overall and 5-3 in the BIG EAST, while Rutgers is 12-5 overall and 5-2 in conference.

Rutgers leads the all-time series 10-6. The Hurricanes are on a two-game winning streak over the Scarlet Knights winning the last two meetings.

Rutgers is currently in third place in the BIG EAST standings, while Miami is in a four-way tie for fourth place. With a win over Rutgers head coach Ferne Labati would become the 39th Division I coach to earn 400 career victories. Labati in her 24th season has compiled an overall record of 399-287. She is in her 15th season at Miami with a record of 263-165.

Tamara James continues to lead the Hurricanes averaging 22.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Cappie Pondexter leads Rutgers averaging 16.9 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.

The game is broadcast live on WVUM (90.5 FM) or via the internet at