Field Goal %
- ILL 37.7
- 40.0 MIA
Three Point %
- ILL 25.9
- 36.0 MIA
- ILL 8
- 6 MIA
- ILL 40
- 37 MIA
- Austin, Texas 78799
- 0th Half
Miami was able to control the pace Sunday, limiting the game to 55 possessions. The Hurricanes are now 10-0 this season in games with 60 or fewer possessions. After scoring 15 transition points in the first half, Illinois was unable to get out on the break in the second half, scoring two transition points in the final 20 minutes.
Shane Larkin scored or assisted on 49.2 percent (31 of 63) of Miami's points Sunday. Larkin was responsible for 19 of Miami's 29 first-half points, scoring eight and assisting on an additional 11 points. In Miami's second-round win against Pacific, Larkin scored or assisted on 44.9 percent of Miami's points.
This is the first time ever that 3 teams from the state of Florida will be in the Sweet 16 in the same Men's Basketball Championship.
North Carolina State has added a pair of transfers to its men's basketball team, UNC Wilmington's C.J. Bryce and Utah's Devon Daniels.
C.J. Bryce to transfer from UNC Wilmington and follow his former college coach Kevin Keatts to NC State.
A Nebraska prosecutor said the identities of seven people who threatened referee John Higgins after Kentucky's NCAA tournament loss to North Carolina in March were ascertained after a lengthy investigation.