Hurricanes Continues Homestand against Jacksonville

Hurricanes Continues Homestand against Jacksonville

Nov. 13, 2007

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – – The University of Miami women’s basketball team continues a five-game homestand when the Hurricanes host Jacksonville Tuesday evening at the BankUnited Center.

Jacksonville (1-0) at Miami (1-0)
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007 / BankUnited Center / Coral Gables, Fla. / 7 p.m.Radio: WVUM 90.5 FM Web/Live Stats:
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Miami (1-0) is coming off a 64-45 win over Florida Atlantic in its season opener last Friday at the BankUnited Center. Senior guard Maurita Reid scored a game-high 21 points and pulled down nine rebounds. She also had four steals. Junior point guard LaToya Cunningham added 16 points connecting on 4-of-6 from three-point range and dishing out nine assists. Sophomore forward Charmaine Clark had 14 points and freshman guard Epiphany Woodson grabbed eight boards. Miami shot 36.9 percent from the field and made 10 three pointers. The Hurricanes out-rebounded FAU, 51-39. Defensively, UM forced 22 turnovers, blocked seven shots and had seven steals.

Jacksonville (1-0) won its season opener over Georgia Southern, 72-58. Guard DaVina Hamilton scored a game-high 19 points to lead four Dolphins in double figures. Courtney Jackson scored 16 points after going 6-for-9 from the field and 4-of-7 from three-point range. Virginia Gregoire added 13 points and Regina Omoite had 10 points. JU shot 45.5 percent from the field and 36 percent from long range.

This is the first ever meeting between Miami and Jacksonville.

Miami will take part in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge when the Hurricanes host Michigan next Monday, Nov. 19 at the BankUnited Center.