Pregame with Coach L: Canes in Sweet 16
CORAL GABLES, Fla.- Coach Jim Larrañaga, Kenny Kadji and Rion Brown spoke to local media prior to leaving for the Sweet 16 in Washington, D.C.
The No. 2 seed Miami Hurricanes face No. 3 seed Marquette in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship on Thursday, March 28 at 7:15 p.m. at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Miami is 2-2 all-time against Marquette, winning a pair of games at home and dropping the two road contests. The Canes first faced the Golden Eagles on March 5, 1986, an 84-62 loss for UM. The last meeting between the two teams was a 106-90 Hurricanes win on Jan. 28, 1989 in Florida.
Catch the game on CBS with Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Bill Raftery (analyst) and Rachel Nichols (reporter) on the call. Listen to the NCAA Tournament games on Dial Global Sports as well as 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 519-353 overall record and is 49-19 in his second season at Miami. He is 10-13 overall in postseason play, including 7-5 in NCAA, 3-7 in NIT and 0-1 in CIT.
Click here for the interview with Coach Jim Larrañaga
Click here for the interview with Kenny Kadji and Rion Brown