CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The University of Miami's men's and women's basketball head coaches Jim Larranaga and Katie Meier will serve as honorary captains at tonight's Hurricane football game against Virginia Tech.
Prior to kick-off the coaches will be charged with cranking the hurricane siren and each will be present at the captain's coin toss.
The men's basketball team, receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today polls, opens its schedule with an exhibition match up with Saint Leo at the BankUnited Center at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Meier and her 23rd-ranked women will take on Nova Southeastern on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7:05 p.m.
Each exhibition is free to the public and a Select-a-Seat will be held for fans hoping to purchase season tickets.