No. 8 seed Miami Hurricanes (21-11, 10-8 ACC) in the Midwest Region and will open the NCAA tournament against No. 9 seed Michigan State Spartans (19-14, 10-8 B1G) tonight.
The game tip-off at 9:20 PM EST in BOK Center Tulsa, Oklahoma.
TNT will be doing national coverage with Kevin Harlan (Play by Play), Reggie Miller and Dan Bonner (Analysts) and Dana Jacobson (Reporter) calling the action.
Date and Time: March 17th, 2017 9:20 PM EST
Venue: BOK Center
TV: TNT (US)
Miami Hurricanes enter their ninth NCAA Tournament appearance overall. After the winning the 62-57 game against Syracuse in the first round of ACC tournament, they lost 78-53 to North Carolina in the quarterfinals.
Senior guard Davon Reed leads the team in scoring with 15 points per game, making 5.8 rebounds.
Michigan State will make its 20th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament under Coach Tom Izzo, celebrating the nation’s third-longest active streak.
Moreover, this is the 31st NCAA Tournament all-time trip for the Spartans.
The Spartans lost 63-58 to Minnesota in the Big Ten tournament semifinals.
Freshman guard Miles Bridges leads the team in scoring at 16.7 and in rebounding at 8.3 rebounds