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
Florida Atlantic 4-6
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Game Notes – Miami vs. FAU
Miami (5-4) faces Florida Atlantic University (4-6) in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.
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.
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).
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.
Projected high and low temperatures on game day: Miami – 78 / 67 | Boca Raton, Fla. – 77 / 68