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Women's Hoops: Miami 76, FAU 61
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Posted: 11/24/2012 9:15:00 AM

> Women's Hoops: Miami 76, FAU 61 (Final)
The Owls lost to the Hurricanes in Friday's opening round of the Hurricanes' Thanksgiving Classic in the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables.

  • Owl Star: Jjunior guard Takia Brooks matched a career high with 18 points. Brooks scored her 18 points by making six of her 14 field goals, including one 3-point basket. The guard from Miami also connected on 5-of-6 free throw attempts, grabbed a team-high eight rebounds and had four steals.
  • Instant Message: "I'm really proud of this team," said FAU coach Kellie Lewis-Jay. "I thought they played hard and fought hard. Unfortunately, our shots just did not fall. We got good looks and they are shots that will go down later in the season."
  • Key Stat: The Owls forced 28 turnovers
  • Records: Miami 3-1. FAU 2-2.
  • Up Next: The Owls will now play Southern Illinois University in the tournament's consolation game on Saturday at 5 p.m.

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