The Hurricanes improve to 1-0 on the season and 27-11 all-time versus the Bulls (0-1).
Senior Alicia Hartlaub (Schaefferstown, Pa.) also recorded a
double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Melissa Knight
(Philadelphia, Pa.) scored 10 points and added seven rebounds off the bench.
Miami jumped out early with a 12-4 run to start the game and led by
18 points with just under three minutes remaining in the first half.
The Bulls went on a 14-0 run over the last three minutes and trailed
by only four points at the half (32-28).
South Florida tied the game (36-36) with 16 minutes remaining in the
second half on a made jumper by Jameelah Trimble.
The Bulls took a one-point lead as Sonia Cotton hit a free-throw
with less than 14 minutes remaining in the game.
The teams traded baskets until Miami pulled away with the lead
within the last five minutes.
The Hurricanes ended the game on a 6-0 run to seal the 11-point win over the Bulls.
Miami played without junior forwards Chanivia Broussard and Shaquana
Wilkins. The duo had to sit out the game for violation of team policy
dating back to last spring.
Aiya Shepard led the Bulls with 16 points.
Sophomore Yalonda McCormick (Miami, Fla.) scored nine points and dished out
The Hurricanes turned the ball over 30 times and shot just 36% from
the field. The Bulls shot a dismal 29% from the field and turned the ball
over 24 times.
The Hurricanes return to action Monday night at 7 p.m. hosting
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