No. 24 Hurricanes Set To Face No. 20 Boston College

No. 24 Hurricanes Set To Face No. 20 Boston College

Jan. 9, 2004

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.-The No. 24-ranked Miami women’s basketball team wraps up its three-game BIG EAST road swing with No. 20 Boston College Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

The Hurricanes (12-1, 1-1 BIG EAST) look to rebound after suffering their first loss of the season Wednesday night, falling to Villanova 58-55 in the Pavilion.

The Eagles (12-1, 2-0 BIG EAST) are currently on a five-game winning streak and undefeated in conference play after beating Providence 73-53 Wednesday night in Conte Forum.

The Hurricanes and Eagles will meet for the 22nd time. Miami leads the all-time series 14-7 but has lost the last two meetings with the Eagles.

BC has won three of the last five meetings, including an 84-77 win over UM in Chestnut Hill last season.

Tamara James continues to lead the team in scoring with 16.5 points per game. Four of Miami’s five starters are averaging in double figures.

Senior Amber Jacobs leads BC averaging 18.3 points per game. Three starters average double digits for the Eagles.

The game will be broadcast live on WVUM-90.5 FM or via the internet at