WBB Ends Non-Conference Play vs. Bethune-Cookman
Dec. 28, 2017 | 7 p.m.
Watsco Center | Coral Gables, Fla.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Following a seven-day layoff, the University of Miami women’s basketball team is back in action Thursday night.
Miami (9-3) welcomes Bethune-Cookman to the Watsco Center for a 7 p.m., game in its final game of the non-conference slate.
As is the case at all home games, team posters and schedule cards will be available at the marketing table by the main entrance.
The Hurricanes are 8-1 all-time against the Wildcats and have won each of the past six meetings, dating back to 1988. The sides have squared off just twice since 1990 and in the most recent meeting, Miami tallied a 55-47 home triumph on Nov. 15, 2015.
Miami is coming off a 75-65 victory over Southern Illinois Dec. 20 in Trujillo Alto, P.R., in its Puerto Rico Classic finale. Senior forward Keyanna Harris and freshman guard Endia Banks co-led the Hurricanes with 14 points apiece, while freshman guard Kelsey Marshall added 10 more in the win.
Bethune-Cookman is 8-3 so far in 2017-18 and has won five of its last six contests. Junior guard Angel Golden leads the team in scoring at 13.9 points per game. The Wildcats, picked second in the MEAC preseason poll, are coming off a 21-11 (15-1 MEAC) campaign a year ago that included a WNIT berth.
After taking on Bethune-Cookman, Miami will open conference play Dec. 31 at 12:30 p.m., by hosting No. 14/15 Duke live on RSN.