No. 21 Miami Downs Georgetown In Double OT
Jan 14, 2004
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Tamara James had 17 points and eight reboundsbefore leaving with an injury in No. 21 Miami’s 57-55 victory over Georgetownin double overtime Wednesday night.
James left in the second overtime after banging her head on the floor. Herneck was immobilized and she was taken off the court on a stretcher. She wastransported to nearby Doctors Hospital with what team officials called astrained neck.
Several tests were performed, including a CT scan, but the results were notimmediately available.
Without their leading scorer, the Hurricanes (14-1, 3-1 Big East) held on towin despite shooting just 30 percent and making only 17 baskets.
Yalonda McCormick added 14 points, seven rebounds, six assists and foursteals for Miami. Chanivia Broussard had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Rebekkah Brunson led Georgetown (7-7, 1-3) with 18 points and 12rebounds.
McCormick was 3-of-12 from 3-point range, but her 3-pointer with less than aminute to play tied the game. Miami had a chance to win it in regulation withabout 20 seconds to play, but the Hurricanes didn’t get off a shot.
Trailing 56-55 in the second overtime, Georgetown had a chance to take thelead when Kate Carlin was fouled while chasing a loose ball. But Carlin missedboth free throws, essentially sealing the victory for the Hurricanes.