The Hurricanes Face Boston College In BIG EAST Quarterfinals
March 6, 2004
HARTFORD, Conn.-The University of Miami women’s basketball team will face Boston College in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST tournament Sunday at Noon at the Hartford Civic Center.
The Hurricanes (22-5) enter the tournament as the No. 4 seed, earning a bye in the first round of play. Boston College (22-6) seeded No. 5 defeated No. 12 Syracuse 64-36 in the first round Saturday afternoon.
Miami leads the all-time series 15-7 over the Eagles. The Hurricanes knocked off then-No. 20 BC 70-66 Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004 in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
The Hurricanes are 5-6 in quarterfinal games. Miami is 4-1 in the quarters when they are seeded No. 1-No.4. The only loss was during the 1996 tournament when No. 4 Miami fell to No. 13 Pittsburgh 52-49 in Gampel Pavilion.
The game will be broadcast live on WVUM-90.5 FM or via the internet at hurricanesports.com.