St. John's 74

(9-13, 3-8 Big East)

Miami (FL) 85

(17-4, 6-4 Big East)

    7:00 PM ET, February 10, 2004

    1 2 T
    SJU 31 4374
    MIA 38 4785

    Hurricanes snap three-game losing streak

    MIAMI (Ticker) -- Tamara Jones scored 21 points to help No. 23 Miami defeat St. John's, 85-74, in the Big East Conference on Tuesday.

    Leading by seven points at halftime, the Hurricanes (17-4, 6-4 Big East) held the Red Storm to 29 percent shooting in the second half and snapped a three-game losing streak.

    Jones shot 8-of-11 from the field, pulled down five rebounds and collected five steals.

    Shaquana Wilkins had 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed seven boards for Miami, which finished with 18 steals and five blocks in the contest.

    Yalonda McCormick chipped in with eight assists and six steals for the Hurricanes, who finished shooting 48 percent from the field.

    Kim MacMillan, who converted just 4-of-16 attempts from 3-point range and committed six turnovers, had 20 points for St. John's (9-13, 3-8).

    Shemika Stevens scored 17 points and Kati Kurtosi added 14

    before fouling out for the Red Storm, who trailed by as many as 24 points in the second half.

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