CORAL GABLES, Fla. - After a two-week layoff, the University of Miami women's basketball team returned to the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. The Canes comes in at No. 23 this week, matching its season-best ranking from the second week of the 2012-13 campaign.
Miami was bolstered by a 69-65 win over then-No. 6 Penn State. Senior Morgan Stroman paced the Canes with 15 points and a game-high five steals, while fellow senior Stefanie Yderstrom scored 13 points and dished out a career-high tying seven assists.
After the loss to Miami, Penn State fell four spots to No. 10. Miami rival Florida State also entered the rankings at No. 24. In all, the Hurricanes have 10 games against teams that are ranked or receiving votes in the latest poll.
Miami returns to the hardwood Monday, as it takes on Alcorn State (0-5) at the BankUnited Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
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