Marquette Golden Eagles
The University of Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team may have come up short in its Sweet 16 matchup with the Marquette Golden Eagles, but the school still hopes fans will show up at the BankUnited Center Friday at 12:30 p.m. to welcome the team back to Miami.
Jamil Wilson scored 16 points, Vander Blue and Davante Gardner had 14 apiece, and Marquette advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2003 with a 71-61 win over Miami on Thursday night.
University of Miami Hurricanes head basketball coach Jim Larranaga hopes he can awaken the echoes Thursday in the building that launched him to national prominence just six seasons ago.
The Miami Hurricanes headed for the Verizon Center in Washington, DC Tuesday hoping the round of 16 is especially sweet to the second-seeded ACC champions.
The seventh-seeded Florida Gators will go from Cinderella-killer to underdog when they take the court Thursday night against the Marquette Golden Eagles in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.