WBB Set for Road Matchup with Duke
Jan. 17, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Cameron Indoor Stadium | Durham, N.C.
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.
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.