Miami Hurricanes Schedule in 2013-14
The Miami Hurricanes are ready to blow opponents out of the building this
season as they host some of the top teams from all over the country. Each year as the college basketball season heats up the
BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, home of the Miami Hurricanes' basketball team. This is truly one of the most exciting arenas
in which to catch a game. For years the Hurricanes have established themselves as one of the premiere teams in the ACC and
are regularly a major factor in the NCAA Tournament in March. The Hurricanes' schedule is packed with games against some of
the best college basketball teams in the country, and no college basketball fan will want to miss a second of the action at
BankUnited Center. The Hurricanes are poised to make a return to prominence this year so get in on the excitement right from
the start and catch some of the best home matchups the Canes face this season.
Miami will have a tough game on their
hands when the Boston College Eagles fly south on February 22nd to see if they can take a win away from the Hurricanes. It
will take some disciplined play from the Hurricanes to ground this Eagles team, as Boston College has a solid roster of talented
student-athletes. This game should see a great fan turnout, as does any conference matchup. Any game against an ACC foe is
a big one, and could make a big difference in the standings come season's end.
The Hurricanes will close things out
at home this season with a matchup against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Wake Forest is always one of the tougher teams in
the ACC, and they've had some fantastic games with the Hurricanes over the years. They should yet again pose a significant
challenge to Miami, but the Canes will see this as an opportunity to take down a quality opponent in the last home game of
the season and create some momentum heading into the ACC Tournament.
Miami Hurricanes History
Hurricanes basketball team goes all the way back to 1926, when they first began competition. The Hurricanes saw the program
grow early on, but the team was cut from the athletic program in 1971 and did not return to the department until 1985. The
Canes joined the Big East and won the conference's regular season title in 2000. The team would move to the Atlantic Coast
Conference, the conference they currently call home, in 2004. In 2012-13, the Hurricanes won their first ACC regular season
title and ran the gauntlet in the ACC Tournament to take home the Conference Championship as well. Miami has appeared in more
than a handful of NCAA Tournament and reached the Sweet Sixteen on two occasions. Every game this team plays adds to the programs
history, so make sure to check out a contest this season.
Miami Hurricanes Trivia
When did the Miami Hurricanes
basketball team reach their first Sweet Sixteen?
The answer is 2000. The Hurricanes would return to that stage of the
NCAA Tournament in 2013.
Great Players for the Miami Hurricanes
The Miami Hurricanes have a top basketball
program that regularly signs some of the best recruits in the nation, and a program does not attain that kind of reputation
without having some great players hit the court over time. One of the best players to ever don a Hurricanes uniform was Rick
Barry. In 1965 the legendary Barry became the first, and to date still only, Miami Hurricane to be named a consensus All American.
Barry would go on to star in the National Basketball Association and eventually see two of his sons play in the pros as well.
In 2013 Shane Larkin, son of baseball great Barry Larkin, became the first Hurricane to win the Lute Olsen National Player
of the Year Award.He also went on to the NBA, being selected in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft. Make sure to get out
to the arena this season to see who the next great Miami Hurricanes player will be.
Miami Hurricanes Fan Traditions
a fan of the Miami Hurricanes basketball team, it doesn't get any better than heading out to the arena for as many home games
as possible, as this group of fanatics loves to pack the stands to cheer on the Canes when they're taking on a tough opponent.
The atmosphere at a game is something that every Miami fans needs to experience, as they'll find themselves surrounded by
thousands of fellow Miami supporters, and cheering for the team is contagious.The Canes fans really get loud when the game
comes down to the wire and Miami has the ball with the opportunity to take the lead late in the game. You can be there for
all the most intense action this season, so make sure to head out to come Miami Hurricanes home games.