Mompremier paces Miami women to win over Pitt
PITTSBURGH — Beatrice Mompremier scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds as No. 25 Miami kept Pitt winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 65-51 victory on Sunday.
Mompremier was 9-of-12 shooting in posting her 19th double-double this season and Emese Hof added 11 points and 11 rebounds for her ninth double-double this season.
Miami (21-5, 9-2) led by one after the first quarter then opened the second period with 13 straight points. Pitt’s only points were a pair of free throws in the final minute to cut the deficit to, 32-20, at halftime. Pitt missed all 10 fieldgoal attempts in the period.
Mompremier had six points in an 8-0 spurt to give UM a 17-point lead midway through the third period and the Hurricanes remained comfortably in front.
Danielle Garven scored 13 points for the Panthers (9-16, 0-11), who made only 2 of 19 3-point attempts.
Miami, which was coming off a win over defending national champion Notre Dame, has won the past five meetings with Pitt and 10 of the past 11.
Pitt is still looking for its first win since defeating Duquesne on Dec. 29.
Beatrice Mompremier scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds as No. 25 Miami kept Pitt winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 65-51 victory.