Miami women headed to WNIT, will host Duquesne on Thursday at Millett

Sophomore guard Lauren Dickerson, shown in action earlier this season, leads Miami University with a 19.8 scoring average this season. PHOTO COURTESY OF MIAMI UNIVERSITY

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Sophomore guard Lauren Dickerson, shown in action earlier this season, leads Miami University with a 19.8 scoring average this season. PHOTO COURTESY OF MIAMI UNIVERSITY

The Miami University women’s basketball team will continue its season in the WNIT, hosting Duquesne at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Millett Hall.

The RedHawks are 21-10 under first-year head coach Megan Duffy. Duquesne, the Atlantic 10 Conference runner-up behind Dayton, is 23-7.

This will be the first postseason appearance for MU since losing 73-60 at Illinois in the first round of the WNIT in 2012-13.

Tickets will be $4 for students, $6 for youth and $8 for adults. Call the Miami ticket office at 513-529-4295 with any questions.

The WNIT is a 64-team single-elimination tournament with all games being played at campus sites. The Miami-Duquesne winner will advance to face the Georgetown-Delaware winner in the second round.