WBB Set for Road Matchup with Duke

WBB Set for Road Matchup with Duke

Jan. 17, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Cameron Indoor Stadium | Durham, N.C.

–/RV Miami (14-4, 2-1 ACC) at Duke (8-7, 0-3 ACC)
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – After a weekend bye, the University of Miami women’s basketball team resumes action Thursday evening.

Playing its first game in a week, Miami (14-4, 2-1 ACC) is set to take on Duke at 7 p.m. at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

The contest is set to be broadcast on ACC Network Extra HERE, as well as carried live on WVUM 90.5 FM HERE. Live stats for the game can be found HERE.

Miami is 3-14 in its all-time series against Duke, with all three triumphs coming within the past seven meetings. In the most recent matchup, the Hurricanes earned a 51-48 home victory over the Blue Devils on Dec. 31, 2017.

In its most recent game, in which redshirt junior forward Beatrice Mompremier did not play due to a family matter Miami dropped a 76-67 decision Jan. 10 against Clemson. Sophomore guard Mykea Gray led all scorers with 24 points, redshirt junior guard Laura Cornelius added 15 and senior forward/center Emese Hof logged a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Duke sports an 8-7 (0-3 ACC) mark thus far in the 2018-19 season. The Blue Devils are led in scoring by redshirt junior guard Haley Gorecki’s 17.0 points per game. After a 22-8 (11-5 ACC) campaign last year that included a run to the NCAA Sweet 16, Duke was tabbed No. 6/5 in the ACC preseason balloting.

Miami head coach Katie Meier played at Duke and her picture hangs on the concourse at Cameron Indoor Stadium. A 2002 inductee to the Duke Hall of Honor, Meier was the 1986 ACC Rookie of the Year and earned First Team All-ACC distinction in 1990.

Miami returns home after facing the Blue Devils, as it hosts North Carolina Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Watsco Center, live on RSN.

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