Morgan Stroman Dominant in @MiamiWBB Win
6-16 • 2-9 ACC
16-7 • 7-5 ACC
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February 7, 2013
CLEMSON, S.C. – Miami senior andSouth Carolina native Morgan Stroman wanted to play well in front of her familyand friends in her homecoming.
TheAll-ACC candidate didn’t disappoint as she led all players with 24 points and acareer-high tying 16 rebounds, good for her team leading seventh double-doubleof the season. The Hurricanes pulled away late, moving to 16-7 and 7-5 in ACCplay, on their way to the 62-46 win.
The Canesnever trailed in the game, but Clemson (6-16, 2-9 ACC) closed the gap to twopoints early in the second half and then to within two possessions on NyilahJamison-Myers’ jumper with 7:56 to play.
Aftera UM timeout, Keyona Hayes grabbed an offensive rebound and immediately scored onback-to-back possessions, pushing the Miami lead to eight. Stroman would scorethe next six points to put the game away.
Hayesjoined Stroman in recording a double-double, her fourth of the season. Thefreshman scored 12 points to go with her 10 rebounds.
StefanieYderstrom connected on a pair of second half three-pointers and had threeoverall on her way to 13 points, her second straight game reaching doublefigures.
TheHurricanes opened the game on a 10-0 run, with eight of those points comingfrom Stroman. However, UM led by only four at the break, 28-24,despite Stroman’s 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Clemson’sQuinyotta Pettaway was the lone Tiger to reach double-figures, scoring 17 pointsto go with her 11 rebounds.
The Hurricanes welcome 19th-ranked andrival Florida State to the BankUnited Center on Sunday at 2 p.m. The game, arematch from a Jan. 13 FSU victory will be televised on CSS.