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.
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.
Florida center John Egbunu is returning for his final year of eligibility, a major boost for a team that made the Elite Eight last season.