Field Goal %
- UNC 38.5
- 54.4 MIA
Three Point %
- UNC 30.0
- 57.7 MIA
- UNC 11
- 13 MIA
- UNC 33
- 43 MIA
- Coral Gables, Florida
- 0th Half
Miami basketball teams have had 2 blowout wins in the past 24 hours, shooting better than 50 percent from the floor and from 3-point range.The Heat and Hurricanes are both hot in their past 11 games and both teams lead their respective conferences.
North Carolina attempted just 6 free throws, its fewest in an ACC game since going 2-for-4 from the line in a win over Clemson on March 2, 2004.
From Elias: Since the start of ACC play in 1953, no team has beaten Duke and UNC in the same season by 25+ points each.-------------------------Miami (FL) is the first team to beat Duke and North Carolina by more than 20 points in the same season since 1974-75 Maryland. That year, Lefty Driesell's Terrapins defeated Duke 104-80 on February 8 and beat UNC 96-74 in their very next game (February 15).
* Miami sweeps the season series AND wins 2 straight in the series for the 1st time ever (entered the season 2-18 against North Carolina)* It's Miami's biggest win in the series (was an 11-point win in 2006)* Miami (FL) is 3-0 against Duke and North Carolina this season (was 5-33 all-time against them entering this season)
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins said he will return to school for his sophomore season after testing the NBA draft waters. He had been projected a second-round pick.
T.J. Ford is joined by his former college coach Rick Barnes after he graduates from the University of Texas 15 years after he arrived on campus.
Former Longhorns star T.J. Ford has graduated 14 years after leading the Longhorns to the Final Four and turning pro.