Don't miss your shot at a free t-shirt on Thursday as Canes hoops takes on No. 20 Notre Dame at the Watsco Center at 7 p.m.
In the game against Notre Dame, Miami will wear throwback adidas uniforms replicating those worn in the final three seasons before the team was disbanded from 1971-1985. These cream-colored uniforms with vertical green stripes were worn by players such as All-American Don Curnutt and 1,000-point scorers Willie Allen and Rusty Parker.
About the Game
Miami has won 21 straight games at the Watsco Center, with an 8-0 mark this season, added to 13 straight victories in the 2015-16 campaign. UM's last loss at home was Nov. 27, 2015, when the Canes fell, 78-77, to Northeastern. In six seasons under Coach L, Miami is 71-20 overall at home, 40-7 in non-conference play at home and 32-13 in ACC action at home. In both 2012-13 and 2015-16, the Canes had just one loss overall at the Watsco Center.
Miami is 10-10 all-time against Notre Dame, including a 3-2 record under Coach L.
The Hurricanes went 2-0 against the Fighting Irish last season, posting a 68-50 win in South Bend on March 2.
Anthony “Amp” Lawrence, Jr., finished with career-highs in points (18), field goals made (5) and 3-pointers made (4) in Miami’s 79-70 win over Notre Dame on Feb. 3 last season. In that game, Kamari Murphy tied a season high with 11 points.
In 2002, John Salmons finished with 13 assists against Notre Dame. Since the NCAA began recording assists in 1985, that is tied for the second-most for one game in program history behind Michael Gardner, who had 14 assists against Pitt in 1993.
In the series history, Miami is 7-0 when it holds Notre Dame to less than 60 points.