Women's Basketball Rolls To Victory In Exhibition, 106-58

Women's Basketball Rolls To Victory In Exhibition, 106-58

Nov. 17, 2003

Box Score

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Six players scored in double-digits as the Miami women’s basketball rolled to a 106-58 victory over the Tournament of Champions in its final exhibition game Monday night in the Convocation Center.

Junior Melissa Knight (Philadelphia, Pa.) led all scorers with 22 points on the night hitting 9-of-12 from the field.

Freshman Imani Dhahabu (Vallejo, Calif.) scored 17 points in 23 minutes of action off the bench hitting 8-of-10 from the field.

Junior Yalonda McCormick (Miami, Fla.) was one assist shy of a double-double, scoring 15 points and dishing out nine assists on the night.

Chanivia Broussard (Miami, Fla.) and Tamara James (Dania, Fla.) each scored 12 points while Shaquana Wilkins (Plymouth, Fla.) added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Tatjana Marincic (Mississauga, Ontario) pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds off the bench for the Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes shot 72.2 percent from the field in the first half taking a 59-33 advantage into the locker room at halftime.

Miami continued to dominate the game forcing 28 opponent turnovers.

The Hurricanes shot 61.5 percent from the field compared to 27.3 percent for the Tournament of Champions.

Miami opens the regular season Saturday Nov. 22 facing Morehead State at 4 p.m. in Morehead, Ky.