The Miami-Michigan State first-round matchup epitomizes a No. 8 vs. No. 9 seed line in the NCAA Tournament. Eighth-seeded Miami (21-11) is making its third NCAA Tournament appearance under coach Jim Larranaga, who guided the Hurricanes to the Sweet 16 in their two previous March Madness excursions.
Game Time: 12:00 Noon | Location: Barclay's Center | Brooklyn, New York Broadcast: ESPN, WQAM560 | Stream: WatchESPN Last Meeting: Miami won 77-62 Two things are sure about today's rematch with nationally ranked No. 6 UNC (26-6, 14-4 ACC) , it's not going to be nearly as easy as the last
Miami vs. Syracuse: The 9th-seeded Hurricanes survived and advanced in a tough one against the 8th-seeded Orange, 62-57. Kamari Murphy was the catalyst for the Canes with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Andrew White, III led all scorers with 22 points for Cuse.