WBB Returns Home to Host Boston College
Jan. 27, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Watsco Center | Coral Gables, Fla.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Fresh off a top-15 road win, the University of Miami women’s basketball team is back in action on its home court Sunday afternoon.
RV/No. 23 Miami (17-4, 5-1 ACC) will take on Boston College at 1 p.m. at the Watsco Center in its second of three straight Sunday home contests.
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 first 100 fans and first 100 students in attendance will receive a free Miami shirt.
The Hurricanes are 27-17 all-time against Boston College, including 10-1 in the past 11 meetings with four consecutive victories. Miami’s 27 victories over the Eagles are its third-most against any foe, trailing only FIU (37) and USF (29).
In the most recent matchup between the two programs, the Hurricanes logged a 65-43 road triumph on Jan. 21, 2018, setting a school record for fewest points allowed in an ACC away game.
Miami is coming off an 84-71 victory Wednesday night at No. 13/14 Syracuse after closing the game on a 14-4 run. Senior forward/center Emese Hof paced the Hurricanes with 21 points and tied the program record with an 11-of-11 mark from the free throw line, while sophomore guard Mykea Gray tallied 17 points.
Redshirt junior guard Laura Cornelius posted her first double-double with 13 points and a career-high 10 assists, becoming the first Miami player in over nine years to hit double-digit assists. Redshirt junior forward Beatrice Mompremier recorded her 15th double-double of the season with 12 points and a game-best 10 rebounds.
Boston College heads into the weekend at 13-6 (2-4 ACC) on the season. The Eagles are led by junior forward Emma Guy’s 13.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. After going 7-23 (2-14 ACC) last year, Boston College was voted No. 15/14 in the ACC preseason polling.
Following its outing against the Eagles, Miami heads to Tallahassee, Fla., where it squares off with No. 22/19 Florida State Thursday at 7 p.m.