CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – The University of Miami earned an eight seed and will play Michigan State University in the Midwest regional of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.READ MORE: With Topic To Be Discussed At Special Meeting, Broward School Board Chair Says She’ll Vote Again In Favor Of Mandatory Masks
The game will take place at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday at 9:20 p.m.
A win could put Miami against top-seeded Kansas in the second round, but the Jayhawks would first have to get by the winner of the First Four game between NC Central and UC Davis.READ MORE: ‘This Is About Freedom’: Republican Leaders Gather At Versailles For Another Cuba Rally
It marks the third appearance for the team under Head Coach Jim Larrañaga in the last six seasons. Miami made the Sweet 16 in both 2013 and 2016.
The game, to be played in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will mark the second meeting between the Canes and Spartans.MORE NEWS: ‘2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back’: South Florida Businesses Feeling Effects Of COVID Resurgence
The Canes are 8-8 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including a 4-2 mark under Coach Larrañaga.