Oct. 7, 2009
Coral Gables, Fla... Several members of the University of Miami men's basketball team participated in the Junior Canes Annual Kickoff Party.
Held outside Cobb Stadium on Sun., Sept. 27, in conjunction with the women's soccer game versus Maryland, senior Cyrus McGowan, redshirt sophomore Malcolm Grant and freshman Durand Scott greeted young fans, posed for photographs, signed autographs and played games with over 50 Junior Canes.
The Hurricanes are preparing for the 2009-10 men's basketball season, with formal team practices scheduled to get underway on Fri., Oct. 16. Fans will have their first opportunity to meet the team and watch a scrimmage at the annual Hurricanes Hoopfest at the BankUnited Center on Wed., Oct. 21. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The men's basketball team will also host an exhibition game versus Florida Southern on Mon., Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The regular season opens on Sat., Nov. 14, at home versus North Carolina Central at 4 p.m. Tickets are available through the Hurricane Ticket Office at 1-800-Go-Canes.