Miami to Take On Gonzaga in Round of 32
March 18, 2012
|No. 3 Seed Miami vs. No. 11 Seed Gonzaga – NCAA Tournament
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SPOKANE, Wash. – The third-seeded Hurricanes will face No. 11 seed and host Gonzaga in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Monday at 9:40 p.m. EST. The game will be aired live on ESPN2.
Miami moved on to the second round with a decisive 70-41 victory over No. 14 seed Idaho State.
Shenise Johnson proved why she is the most veratile player in the country with 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals. Pepper Wilson also had a big game, leading all players with 14 rebounds to go with her nine points.
Gonzaga provided the tournament’s first upset, handling the sixth-seeded Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 86-73.
The Hurricanes have faced the Bulldogs only once in program history, coming away with a 79-52 win in the Northern Lights Invitational in Anchorage in 1987.
Wilson Knows Washington
After a nationwide survey, it was found that Stanford’s only Old Dominion’s Nancy Lieberman (1976-1980) is the only other women to accomplish the feat.