Miami vs. Loyola Basketball Preview
The Hurricanes won their past two match ups on the court against Savannah St. and La Salle but tonight they face a new opponent—Loyola Maryland. Miami is 7-5 and their ranked 14th in the ACC as they play their last game of 2013 tonight.
Tip off is at 7 PM at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables. Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to win great seats and free parking for the Jay Z concert on January 2nd. For those that cannot attend the game, it will air live on ESPNU.
There are some key things to watch for in this game. Senior Garrius Adams is expected to play in his 100th career game. If he plays, it will be his 50th career start.
Aside from Adams, 8 players have shared team highs in five different categories in this season alone.
One other player to watch is Tonye Jekiri. The 7 foot sophomore scored nine points on 4-7 shooting and had two steals in the last game against La Salle, marking career highs.
As the Canes close out 2013 and prepare for the next part of their season in 2014, they recognize all of the things they have accomplished so far.
Check out their Instagram video highlighting the team’s best moments of 2013.