Uploaded Ad

Second Half Run Secures 20-Win Season for WBB

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 03/03/2013
Files available Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Play
stop
 
46
VIRGINIA TECH

10-19  
• 4-14 ACC
  1st 2nd F
23 23 46
19 45 64

Box Score | Season Stats | ACC Stats
Post Game Reaction 



Blacksburg, Va. • Attendance: 1,800

 
64
MIAMI

20-9 • 11-7 ACC
 
Individual Leaders
     
 
Points
  14 Alyssa Fenyn
  18 Morgan Stroman
 
Rebounds
  8 Uju Ugoka
  15 Morgan Stroman
  Assists
  3 Monet Tellier
  4 Michelle Woods

March 3, 2013

BLACKSBURG, Va.  - A 12-1 second half run from the Hurricanes broke a 31-31 tie and propelled Miami to a 64-46 win over Virginia Tech in both teams' regular season finale at Cassell Coliseum.

The win gave Miami its fourth consecutive 20-win season, the second longest streak in program history, and put it in a fourth-place tie with Florida State in the conference standings.

In the final regular season game of her career, Morgan Stroman had a dominating performance with game highs of 18 points and 15 rebounds. The double-double was the eighth of the season for the Hopkins, S.C., native.

Fellow senior Stefanie Yderstrom connected on a game-high three three-pointers, including two in the second half to help put the game away. She ended the game with 13 points. Suriya McGuire scored 12 points and Shawnice Wilson added 11 to go with her eight rebounds to help pace the Canes.

Miami was outstanding from the line, connecting on 22 of its 26 free throws, many late in the game to keep the Hokies at bay. Virginia Tech was only able to convert on 15 of its 23 attempts from the stripe.

The Canes were dominant on the boards in the second half, grabbing several on the offensive end that led to big second chance points. Krystal Saunders was just one rebound shy of her career-best effort, pulling down seven caroms, three off the offensive glass.

The Hokies were paced by Alyssa Fenyn's 14 points. Uju Ugoka had 12 points and eight rebounds and Monet Tellier added 10 points.

The Hurricanes held Virginia Tech without a field goal for the game's first 6:37, but the Hokies erased a 7-point deficit and ended the half on a 10-3 run to head into the half with a 23-19 lead.

Stroman led all players with eight points and seven rebounds at the break.

Miami had already secured the No. 5 seed in next week's ACC Tournament. However, The Canes'win guaranteed the 12 seed for Virginia Tech. The Canes and Hokies will meet again in Thursday's first round at 11 a.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum.

 

 

 

 

Schedule
 
Tuesday, November 25
Women's Basketball vs. Arizona State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Friday, November 28
Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Saturday, November 29
Women's Basketball vs. Buffalo / Tulsa
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Thursday, December 04
Women's Basketball vs. Wisconsin
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Saturday, December 06
Women's Basketball vs. Jacksonville
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Live Stats
Saturday, December 13
Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Thursday, December 18
Women's Basketball at UCLA
New Orleans, La.
6:00 PM
Friday, December 19
Women's Basketball at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
8:00 PM
Sunday, December 28
Women's Basketball vs. FAMU
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Monday, December 29
Women's Basketball vs. LSU / UNC-Greensboro
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Live Stats
Sunday, January 04
Women's Basketball vs. Boston College
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
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
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
advertisement
Travel
 
Shula's 347 Grill
Casual Eatery
More Info
View More Dining Options
Holiday Inn
Coconut Grove/Coral Gables
Book Today
View More Hotel options
Aventura Worldwide
Transportation Service
More Info
Visit Travel Center
Nike
Coca Cola