@MiamiWBB Receiving Votes in Coaches Poll
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Coming off a week in which the University of Miami women’s basketball team went 2-0 with a pair of ACC victories by 15-plus points, the Hurricanes were listed in the receiving votes section of the AP Poll Monday.
Now Miami can be found in the USA Today Coaches Poll’s receiving votes category as well. Head coach Katie Meier‘s Hurricanes are one of 12 teams listed.
Miami defeated then fourth-ranked Notre Dame 78-63 Thursday night at the BankUnited Center to snap the Fighting Irish’s NCAA record-tying 30-game road winning streak. Just three days later the Hurricanes won their ACC road opener at Virginia Tech 62-45.
Sophomore guard Adrienne Motley averaged 27 points, 7.5 rebounds, 35.5 minutes and shot 57.1 percent from the field in the two wins. She scored a career-high 32 points in the upset win over Notre Dame.
The Newport News, Va. native was named both the espnW National Player of the Week and the ACC Player of the Week Monday for her performances.
Additionally, redshirt senior forward Jassany Williams averaged 10 rebounds and 8.5 blocks in the victories. Her 17 blocks over two games is the most in program history and her nine blocks against Notre Dame is a school record.
The Hurricanes are 13-3 so far in the 2014-15 and at 3-0 in the ACC, they are one of just three teams undefeated in conference play. Miami is 11-1 in its last 12 games and the 11 wins have come by an average margin of 20.1 points.
The Hurricanes will be back in action Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7:00 p.m. when they host the Clemson Tigers at the BankUnited Center.
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