CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Beatrice Mompremier set career highs with 24 points and 21 rebounds to help the No. 24 Miami women beat No. 19 Marquette 63-55 on Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles closed the deficit to 56-55 with 4:55 left. Both teams then went scoreless for over four minutes and the Hurricanes pulled away in the final minute with seven straight points.
Miami (4-0) built a 49-33 lead on Taylor Mason’s 3-point play with 5:10 left in the third quarter. Marquette (3-1) answered with nine straight points to get within single digits and used a 6-0 run in the fourth quarter to get within one.
Emese Hof added 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Laura Cornelius scored 10 for the Hurricanes.