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          Release: 12/08/2012
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35
DAVIDSON

3-5 
• 1-0 SoCon
  1st 2nd F
18 17 35
27 40 67

Box Score | Season Stats
Postgame Reaction

Coral Gables, Fla. • Attendance: 900

 
67
MIAMI

7-1 • 0-0 ACC
 
Individual Leaders
     
 
Points
  13 Sarah Davis
  17 Morgan Stroman
 
Rebounds
  6 Laura Murray
  13 Morgan Stroman
  Assists
  7 Laura Murray
  6 Morgan Stroman

December 8, 2012

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Senior Morgan Stroman was dominant with a double-double as Miami cruised to a 67-35 win over the visiting Davidson Wildcats, Saturday afternoon at the BankUnited Center.

No. 23 Miami (7-1) used a 10-0 run to open each half, 42 points in the paint and scored 21 points on second chance opportunities to put away the Wildcats.

"This team is one of the better half-court teams that I have coached," head coach Katie Meier said. However, "... transition points are usually what breaks someone's spirit."

The Hurricanes didn't allow Davidson (3-5) to score until the 14:35 mark of the first half, and only allowed the Wildcats to 18 total first half points. Davidson's 35 point total was their lowest scoring output through eight games this season.

Stroman, who finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds, achieved her double-double just a little over three minutes into the second half.

"It's all her energy and all her will," Meier said. "She is just one of the most fun players I have ever coached."

Stroman is now tied for second in the ACC amongst active players for career double-doubles (19). It was also her second of the year.

"As we evolve as a team, there are certain things on a coaches checklist to make sure that you know about your team and one of them is can they take care of business," added Meier.

Junior Krystal Saunders played a pivotal role in the win as she matched a season-high 13 points to go along with a season-best six rebounds.

"I'm very confident, I'm always in the gym, my teammates are always pushing me to shoot and whatever it takes to make Miami better is what I am going to do," Saunders said.

"Krys getting hot was fun, it was really fun," said Meier.

The Hurricanes will hit the court next on Dec. 16 when they travel to New Jersey to face Rutgers.

For all the latest information on Miami Hurricanes women's basketball, follow the official Twitter feed, @MiamiWBB, or "Like Us" on Facebook at facebook.com/MiamiWBB. In addition, the program's official blog can be found at uwomenshoops.tumblr.com.

 

 

Schedule
 
Friday, December 19
Women's Basketball at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
8:00 PM
Sunday, December 28
Women's Basketball vs. Florida A&M
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Monday, December 29
Women's Basketball vs. LSU / UNC-Greensboro
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Live Stats Live Video
Sunday, January 04
Women's Basketball vs. Boston College
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Thursday, January 08
Women's Basketball vs. Notre Dame
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, January 11
Women's Basketball at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va.
2:00 PM
Live Video
Thursday, January 15
Women's Basketball vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, January 18
Women's Basketball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
1:00 PM
RSN
Wednesday, January 21
Women's Basketball vs. Virginia
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, January 25
Women's Basketball at Louisville
Louisville, Ky.
5:00 PM
RSN
Sunday, February 01
Women's Basketball at Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa.
1:00 PM
ESPN3
Thursday, February 05
Women's Basketball vs. Virginia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, February 08
Women's Basketball at Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla.
2:00 PM
ESPN3
Thursday, February 12
Women's Basketball at Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y.
7:00 PM
Sunday, February 15
Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
3:00 PM
ESPN3
Live Stats
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