Coach L: ACC Opener at Georgia Tech
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Miami travels to Atlanta for the ACC season opener against Georgia Tech on Jan. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in McCamish Pavilion.
Miami is 9-6 all-time against Georgia Tech, with the series dating back to the 1952-53 campaign. The Canes are 5-2 against the Yellow Jackets at home and 4-4 on the road. The last matchup was on March 8, 2012, a 54-36 Hurricanes victory in the ACC Tournament.
Catch the game on the ACC Network with Bob Rathbun and Mike Gminski making the call. Affiliates for the game are listed here: http://bit.ly/TLj8yc. The game will also be carried live by 560 WQAM Radio with Joe Zagacki (play-by-play) and Josh Darrow (analyst).
Head coach Jim Larrañaga is in his 29th season as a head coach and second at Miami. He has a 499-350 overall record and is 29-16 in his second season at Miami.
Coach Jim Larrañaga is one victory away from 500 wins. He is 499-350 overall in 29 seasons as a HC.
Miami’s non-conference strength of schedule is 5 and RPI is 11 (CBS). According to Collegiate Basketball News RPI, the Canes’ non-conference schedule strength was third-worst (345 of 347) in 2009-10, 142 in 2010-11 and 117 last season.