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Gameday: Miami vs. FAU | Dec. 17 | FSN

Gameday: Miami vs. FAU | Dec. 17 | FSN

Dec. 15, 2011


Miami vs. Florida Atlantic
     18th Annual MetroPCS Basketball Classic
     Dec. 17, 2011 | 12 p.m. | BankAtlantic Center | Fox Sports Network
     Sirius 113 | XM 190
     560 WQAM Radio

Miami 5-4
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Florida Atlantic 4-6

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      • Canes To Play in 2012 Hawaiian Classic
      • Larranaga and Konkol in Shots from the Heart
      • Grant Listed on Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award
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Game Notes – Miami vs. FAU Get Acrobat Reader

The Game
Miami (5-4) faces Florida Atlantic University (4-6) in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.

The Series
Miami is 20-1 against Florida Atlantic since the series began in 1989. The Canes last defeated the Owls in the NIT last season, 85-62, in Coral Gables.
Miami is 5-11 in the Orange Bowl Classic since the 1994 season. UM defeated FAU, 87-69, in the Classic on Dec. 19, 2009.

The Broadcasts
Catch the game on Fox Sports Network with Rich Waltz and Mark Wise making the call. The game will also be carried live by 560 WQAM Radio with Joe Zagacki (play-by-play) and Josh Darrow (analyst).

The Coach
Head coach Jim Larranaga is in his 28th season as a head coach and first at Miami. He has posted a 475-338 overall record and holds a 448-312 record in D-I games. Coach L was also the head coach of D-II American International for two years.

The Weather
Projected high and low temperatures on game day: Miami – 78 / 67 | Boca Raton, Fla. – 77 / 68