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SU Orange Heads South To Take On Miami Saturday

Syracuse Basketball vs. University of Miami
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Can the Syracuse Orange basketball team keep its winning streak going? We’ll find out tomorrow when they take on University Of Miami in the “Sunshine State”. Here’s more.

According to SU Athletics:

No. 2/2 Syracuse goes for its 19th consecutive victory when it takes the court at Miami on Saturday, Jan. 25. Game time in Coral Gables is set for 1 p.m. The Orange will try to equal the second-best start in school history.

The game will be televised on CBS Sports.

What to Watch For — Miami (10-8, 2-4)

1. The Hurricanes have split their last six games, giving them a 10-8 record and a 2-8 mark in ACC play. In its most recent outing, Miami lost to Duke, 67-46.

2. Rion Brown leads the Hurricanes in scoring, averaging 13.4 points per game. Donnavan Kirk also averages double figures in scoring, adding 10.0 points per game. Kirk also leads Miami with 37 blocked shots, which tie him for fourth in the ACC.

3. The Hurricanes are the lowest-scoring team in the ACC, averaging 61.5 points per contest. They rank fourth in the league in scoring defense, allowing 59.0 points per game. The Orange is tied for seventh in the ACC in scoring (72.0 ppg.) and is third in scoring defense (58.2 ppg.).”

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