Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 to advance to East Regional final.
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.
It’s been more than a month since the Miami Hurricanes kicked their season into high gear with a mauling of the then-number one ranked Duke Blue Devils. Since then both teams have had Saturday circled on the calendar for the rematch.
The Miami Hurricanes lived dangerously for the second straight game, but still managed to hold on just long enough to secure its 13th straight Atlantic Coast Conference victory Tuesday with a 54-50 win over Virginia.
Carrying a number two ranking in the country, the University of Miami’s men’s basketball team will need to be on upset alert when it welcomes in the toughest defensive team in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Virginia, into the BankUnited Center Tuesday night.
The Miami Hurricanes have just two games left to become bowl eligible in 2012 including Saturday’s home game against the University of South Florida Bulls.
A 10-yard touchdown pass from Michael Rocco to Jake McGee with 6 seconds remaining Saturday was what Virginia needed, rallying from a 10-point deficit to edge past Miami 41-40.
The Miami Hurricanes can take another step towards the Atlantic Coast Conference championship Saturday with a victory in Charlottesville, Virginia over the Virginia Cavaliers.
The Florida State Seminoles bring a five game winning streak into Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday when the Virginia Cavaliers look to derail the Noles’ defensive machine.
When the Miami Hurricanes take the field at Sun Life Stadium Thursday night, they are hoping to avoid last year’s debacle against the Virginia Cavaliers.