Hurricanes Change Basketball Start Times for Saturday
Nov. 25, 2008
Coral Gables, Fla. — The University of Miami men’s and women’s basketball teams pushed back the start times of their tripleheader on Sat., Nov. 29 at the BankUnited Center.
The men’s basketball game versus Stetson will tip at 3:30 p.m., while the second day of the UM women’s basketball Thanksgiving Tournament will begin at 5:45 p.m.
The UM men’s basketball team (3-1) comes off Monday’s 80-45 rout of 2008 NCAA Tournament team San Diego to finish third in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Jack McClinton, who earned Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team honors after pouring in a game-high 27 points versus No. 2/2 UConn, averages a team-high 16.8 points per game, while Dwayne Collins averages a double-double of 14.0 points and 10.8 rebounds per game.
Following Saturday’s game versus Stetson (2-2), the Hurricanes play host to Ohio State (2-0) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at the BankUnited Center on Tues., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.
The second day of the UM women’s basketball Thanksgiving Tournament will get underway at 5:45 p.m. on Sat., Nov.29. The Hurricanes will take on either Chicago State or Santa Clara at 5:45 p.m., pending the Nov. 28th outcome, while Austin Peay will face either Chicago State or Santa Clara at 8 p.m.
The UM Thanksgiving Tournament games on Fri., Nov. 28, remain as originally scheduled. Santa Clara and Chicago State will square off in game one at 5 p.m., followed by Miami vs. Austin Peay at 7 p.m.
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