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Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 01/30/2013
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. - For the third time in nine days, Hurricane Basketball fans have sold out the BankUnited Center. Coming off the first back-to-back capacity crowds in program history, the men's basketball game vs. North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 9 is now a sellout as well.

The BankUnited Center has seen a capacity crowd of 7,972 only three times under its current configuration, including Jan. 23 vs. Duke and Jan. 27 vs. Florida State.

Miami, who is 15-3 overall and 6-0 in the ACC, is 9-0 at home this season and is undefeated (4-0) in 2013. The Canes open a two-game road trip Wednesday at Virginia Tech. Catch the game at 9 p.m. on FOX Sports South, click here for affiliates.

Fans with a purchased ticket are encouraged to arrive to the BankUnited Center early on Saturday afternoon. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and as usual, traffic is expected to be heavy for those utilizing US-1 to access the arena.

Students are advised to stay tuned to information via email regarding ticketing procedures. UM expects to have more than 1,300 students in the building.

A limited number of scattered single seats are still available for the North Carolina game by calling the Hurricane Ticket Office at 305-284-3245. 

Tickets for the Boston College game on Tuesday, Feb. 5 are still available for as little as $10 and may be purchased online. The following games vs. Virginia, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Clemson are also available.

Prior to the 2006-07 season, the capacity in the BankUnited Center was 7,000 and UM reached the sellout mark on eight occasions under that configuration.

 BANKUNITED CENTER LARGEST CROWDS
 ATT  OPPONENT  DATE
 7,972
 Florida State  Jan. 27, 2013
 7,972  Duke  Jan. 23, 2013
 7,972  Duke  Feb. 13, 2011
 7,261  Florida State  Feb. 26, 2012
 7,200  North Carolina  Feb. 15, 2009
 7,189  Virginia Tech  Jan. 31, 2010
 7,071  North Carolina  Feb. 15, 2012

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