WBB Live Blog: Canes vs Tennessee
The No. 23 Miami Hurricanes have an intense match up against the No. 24 Tennessee Volunteers. Tipoff is scheduled for 2:05 at the Bank United Center.
Starters for today are Stefanie Yderstrom, Michelle Woods, Krystal Saunders, Morgan Stroman and Pepper Wilson.
Tennessee wins the tipoff, Meighan Simmons drains a three. On the Canes first possession, Krystal Saunders airballs a three. Isabelle Harrison makes another basket for the Vols. Pepper Wilson is fouled, makes both free throw shots, first points for Hurricanes. Michelle Woods is fouled, misses both free throws. Media Timeout 5-2 Tennessee
Maria Brown scores for the Hurricanes after a long drought of missed shots. Foul on Brown, Bashaara Graves makes one free throw. Foul on Tennessee, Michelle Woods makes both free throws to tie the game. Simmons puts the Vols back on top. Suriya McGuire has a steal, Canes have multiple shot opportunities but can’t make any, possession ends with offensive foul on Brown. Keyona Hayes scores for Miami. Andraya Carter swooshes a three to put the Vols up. Woods answers with a basket from Miami. Caprice Dennis drains a three for the Canes. Dennis fouled, putting Canes in bonus, misses both shots. Media Timeout 21-13 Tennessee
Jessica Capers shots a basket for Miami. Ariel Massengale fouled by Dennis, makes both free throws. Morgan Stroman fouled, makes one shot. Massengale skips in for a layup. Miami Timeout 29-18 Tennessee
Andraya Carter drains a three for the Vols. Keyona Hayes fouled, misses both free throws. Hayes makes a basket for the Hurricanes. McGuire hard foul on Taber Spani, makes one free throw. Stefanie Yderstrom misses a fadeaway jumper. Offensive foul on McGuire, costs Miami a basket. Miami Timeout 40-20 Tennessee
Carter shoots another three for the Vols. Massengale fouls Michelle Woods, Woods makes one free throw. Shooting foul on Dennis, Graves makes one free throw for Tennessee. Kamiko Williams tips in a basket for the Vols. Jump ball on an offensive rebound for Miami, Canes maintain possession. Shot clock violation as Canes can’t reach rim after inbound. Vols inbound with 2 seconds, offensive foul on Carter. Michelle Woods shoots long three that hits backboard to end half.
HALF 46-21 Tennessee
Tennessee scores the first bucket of the second half. Pepper Wilson fouled, makes both free throws. Morgan Stroman fouled on the shot, makes both free throws. Offensive foul on Vols, Canes don’t score on possession. Jump ball after Vols miss a shot, Canes ball. Bad pass from Hurricanes, Vols fast break for a basket. Maria Brown makes a shot for the Canes, answered by a basket from Tennessee. Media Timeout 53-27 Tennessee
Michelle Woods makes a basket for the Canes. Pepper Wilson fouled on shot, makes one free throw. Michelle Woods is fouled and makes shot and free throw for three point play. Shot clock violation on the Vols, but Woods fouls Massengale on the shot, she makes both free throws. Spani drains a three for the Vols. Woods answers with a bucket. Miami recovers the defensive rebound, Woods drains a three. Stroman fouled, makes one free throw. Offensive foul on Tennessee, Canes ball. Stroman scores on Miami’s second offensive rebound. Miami Timeout 58-41 Tennessee
Stroman scores the next basket, giving the Hurricanes huge momentum. Foul on Tennessee, Hayes at the line, makes one free throw. Stroman fouls Graves who makes both free throws. Caprice Dennis drains a three for Miami, answered by a three from Andraya Carter. Stroman steal, Canes miss shot. Media Timeout 63-47 Tennessee
Krystal Saunders makes a layup as the shot clock expires. Stroman tips in a basket and is fouled, makes free throw. Tennessee foul, Hayes misses both free throws. Miami recovers ball as Tennessee tries to keep in inbounds, misses shot. Carter misses a three for the Vols. Stefanie Yderstrom makes a basket for Miami. Tennessee Timeout 67-54 Tennessee
Graves fouled on the basket, misses free throw. Yderstrom drains a crucial three for the Canes. Tipped pass, Miami ball leads to McGuire basket. Graves makes layup, answered by Hayes, Canes down 10. Yderstrom grabs the defensive rebound, is fouled. Media Timeout 71-61 Tennessee
Yderstrom makes both free throws. Vols miss a three, Canes grab rebound. Yderstrom makes both free throws, Miami down by six. Vols miss a layup, Canes ball. Andraya Carter down, walks off court. Spani scores for the Vols, answered by Stroman basket. Miami Timeout 73-67 Tennesee
Massengale fouled by Stroman, makes both free throws. Foul on Yderstrom sends Massengale back to the line, makes both shots. Jump ball goes to Vols. Yderstrom fouls Massengale again, same result. Canes down 12. Last shot no good.
FINAL 79-67 Tennessee