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The Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball team hosted the Florida State Seminoles at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL on Sunday afternoon. The Canes were looking to bounce from a loss against Virginia Tech…
Florida State was the team who got off to a hot start in this game, outscoring Miami 16-8 in the first quarter. They also forced six Canes turnovers.
Miami would bounce back in the second, outscoring Florida State 22-10. That would give them a 30-26 advantage as both teams headed into the locker room.
After both teams scored 13 points in the third, Miami would dominate the start of the fourth, scoring the first 10 points. Florida State wouldn’t go away, however. They went on a 15-5 run to make it a 58-54 run with 1:54 left.
Miami would score on their next two possessions to pull away. They would go on to win by a final score of 64-54. The win also snaps a nine-game regular season losing streak to the Seminoles.
Beatrice Momprier scored 18 points, putting her at 999 for her collegiate career. She also added 10 rebounds, her 21st career double-double.
Emese Hof scored 14 points on five of 10 shooting from the field. She recorded eight rebounds, as well. Mykea Gray scored 19 points in this game. Eight of those points came in the fourth quarter alone.
Laura Cornelius was the fourth Canes player to score in double figures in this game. She recorded 10 points on three of eight shooting from the field and three of seven from three.
As a team, Miami shot 21 of 52 (40.4 percent) from the field and six of 18 (33.3 percent) from three. That was better than Florida State’s 19 of 57 (33.3 percent) from the field and six of 19 (31.6 percent) from three.
The Canes next game will be on Thursday night against Georgia Tech. It will be their second to last game of the regular season. The game is set to tip-off at 7 p.m. ET.