The Syracuse Orange (14-5, 5-1) and Miami Hurricanes (12-5, 2-2) meet today in the Carrier Dome in a key ACC contest today at 4:00 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN3.
Syracuse has a 16-5 advantage in the all-time series with Miami and have won the last four games, including a sweep of last year’s two contests.
Jim Larranaga is in his fourth season at Miami. He’s led the Hurricanes to a 79-41 record during his tenure. Miami is one of the top 3-point shooting teams in the ACC, averaging approximately 8.3 made threes per game. Redshirt junior guard Angel Rodriguez (14.5 PPG) tops the team with 38 3-pointers in 18 games. Redshirt junior guard Sheldon McClellan (15.4 PPG, 5.6 RPG) is the team’s top scorer. Junior Tonye Jekiri (7.8 PPG, 10.1 RPG) leads the ACC in rebound average.
Jared has full preview of the match ups and a game preview right over here.
Our predictions are this-a-way. Unfortunately, we're not sure the Orange have it in them to win this one. Hope we're wrong.
Get up to speed on the Canes from the folks at State of the U.
A win today would go a long way for the Orange, who desperately need an ACC victory they can hang their hat on. Hopefully they cal pull one out here cause the road only gets tougher.
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