University of Miami and Louisville will face off in the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 28 in Orlando.
Jarrell Eddie scored 24 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 61-60 overtime victory against Miami in the opening ACC game for both teams on Sunday.
The Atlantic Coast Conference began the 2013 season hoping to get back into the race for the national championship and boost the conference’s overall image.
Rion Brown slammed home a dunk with 33 seconds remaining in the second half, breaking a tie score and leading the Miami Hurricanes to a 60-57 win over Arizona State Sunday afternoon at Honda Center to claim fifth place in the Wooden Legacy.
Stacy Coley hauled in a pair of touchdown passes and zig-zagged 73 yards on an end around for another score as Miami kept its slim hopes for a spot in the ACC title game alive with a 41-31 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.
The Miami Hurricanes started out the season as hot as any team in the country at 7-0 before losing three straight. After last weekend’s victory over the Virginia Cavaliers, the Canes still have a very outside shot of getting to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game.
The University of Miami Hurricanes will look to close out their 2013 regular season on a high-note Friday when they head to chilly Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers.
The 2013 sports year has been filled with oddities like the Super Bowl blackout. But perhaps no one could have forecasted a year that could see the Miami Hurricanes beat the Duke Blue Devils for the ACC basketball championship and Duke beat Miami on the football field and be on the cusp of playing for the ACC football championship.
The Miami Hurricanes will bid farewell to its senior class Saturday at Sun Life Stadium when the team plays its final home game of 2013 against the Virginia Cavaliers.
When the final seconds of Duke’s upset victory of the Miami Hurricanes ticked off the clock Saturday night, it showed how far Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe had brought his team and how far Al Golden still has to go to get the Canes back to the top.