Women's Basketball ACCtion: Wednesday, November 28
Nov. 29, 2007
Milwaukee, Wis. - The University of Miami women's basketball team (3-3) won an entertaining game against the Panthers of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1-3) by a 73-70 score in overtime at the Klotsche Center.
Both of Miami's captains played huge roles in the victory, with LaToya Cunningham scoring a career-high 17 points and Albrey Grimsley adding 13.
Cunningham also tied a career high with four three-point field goals, none more important than the one in overtime that pushed UM's lead to 70-66 with 53 seconds left.
The Hurricanes built a seven-point lead with only 2:36 remaining in regulation and UW-M eventually tied the game on, Traci Edwards' two free-throws with only eight seconds to go. Edwards, The Horizon League's Preseason Player of the Year ended the game with 21 points and 10 rebounds, right at her season average.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jessica Mooney scored 16 points to lead No. 23 Vanderbilt to a 68-55 win over 11th-ranked Duke on Wednesday night.
Mooney was 4-for-7 was from the field and added six rebounds for Vanderbilt (6-1), which packed Memorial Gym with a rowdy 6,022 fans, many wearing black and gold "BEAT DUKE" T-Shirts.
They got their wish.
The Commodores used a 16-2 run that began with 3:35 left to topple Duke (5-2), which lost consecutive games for the first time since 2000. The Blue Devils lost to No. 2 Connecticut 74-48 on Sunday in the Paradise Jam championship in the U.S. Virgin Islands.