WBB Wraps up Homestand with Pittsburgh
Feb. 15, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Watsco Center | Coral Gables, Fla.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s basketball team is set to play its third straight home game Thursday night versus Pittsburgh.
Miami (17-8, 7-5 ACC) will take on the Panthers at 7 p.m., at the Watsco Center to conclude its longest ACC homestand of the season.
A chalk talk in the Hurricane 100 Room for season ticket holders is set for 5:45 p.m. The first 100 students in attendance will receive replica jersey aprons. Team posters and schedule cards will be available at the marketing table by the main entrance.
The Hurricanes are 20-9 all-time against the Panthers, including 4-1 since Pittsburgh joined the ACC. Miami is 13-3 over the past 16 matchups, with an 8-1 mark in the last nine. In the most recent contest, the Hurricanes earned an 82-50 road victory on Jan. 2, 2017.
Miami has won six of its past eight outings, but is coming off a 91-71 defeat against No. 12/12 Florida State Sunday at the Watsco Center. Senior forward/center Erykah Davenport logged her ninth double-double of the year with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Senior forward Keyanna Harris totaled 13 points and freshman guard Kelsey Marshall added 10.
Pittsburgh enters Thursday night’s game with a 10-15 (2-10 ACC) record on the season. Redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop paces the team in scoring with 15.6 points per game, good for No. 10 in the ACC. The Panthers, who went 13-17 (4-12 ACC) last year, were tabbed No. 13/14 in the ACC preseason poll.
Following its matchup with the Panthers, Miami hits the road to square off with Virginia Sunday at 12:30 p.m., in Charlottesville, Va., live on RSN.