Women's Basketball Wins Season Opener
Nov. 22, 2003
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The University of Miami women’s basketball team opened the 2003-04 season with a 93-54 victory over Morehead State Saturday afternoon in the Morehead Tourism Commission Tip-Off Classic in Morehead, Ky.
Junior Yalonda McCormick (Miami, Fla.) scored 11 points, dished out five assists and picked up five steals in 25 minutes of action.
Freshman Imani Dhahabu (Vallejo, Calif.) scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench for UM.
The Hurricanes opened the game on a 10-2 run and continued to add to their lead shooting 57.1 percent from the field in the first half.
Miami led 55-24 at the half.
The Hurricanes continued to dominate the Lady Eagles leading by as many as 49 points in the second half.
Miami shot 49.3 percent in the game, compared to 32.2 percent for Morehead.
The Hurricanes forced 26 MSU turnovers.
Miami will face Eastern Kentucky Sunday at 1 p.m. in Morehead, Ky.