WBB Welcomes Virginia to the Watsco Center
Feb. 3, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Watsco Center | Coral Gables, Fla.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s basketball team resumes action on its home court Sunday afternoon.
RV/No. 23 Miami (18-5, 6-2 ACC) will host Virginia at 1 p.m. at the Watsco Center to open its first two-game ACC homestand of the season.
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. In addition, the honorees from the Celebration of Women’s Athletics will be recognized on-court during the game, as will event emcee and Miami alumna, Allison Williams.
The Hurricanes are 9-9 in their all-time series against Virginia after winning eight of the past 10 meetings, including five of the last six and two in a row. Most recently, Miami registered a 77-62 road triumph over the Cavaliers on Feb. 18, 2018.
Miami is coming off a narrow 62-58 road defeat Thursday night at No. 24/21 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla. Sophomore guard Mykea Gray paced the Hurricanes with 14 points, while redshirt junior forward Beatrice Mompremier logged her 17th double-double of the season, notching 13 points and 14 rebounds.
Virginia heads into the weekend with an 8-13 (2-6) record on the season. Junior guard/forward Joceleyn Willoughby leads the team in both points (13.0) and rebounds (7.7) per game.
After going 19-14 (10-6 ACC) and reaching the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 last year, Virginia was voted No. 11/9 in the ACC preseason polling.
Following its matchup with Virginia, Miami hosts fifth-ranked Notre Dame, the reigning national champion, Thursday night at 7 p.m.