Miami selected to participate in NCAA tournament


The University of Miami men’s basketball team will make their first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2002 this Friday in Little Rock, Ark. when they face off against St. Mary’s of California.

Miami’s 10-win improvement from last season’s 12-20 record landed them in the tournament, highlighted by a 12-0 start to the season and a strong finish which saw the Canes defeat the Duke Blue Devils for the first time since 2002.

Miami’s game will take place this Friday at 12:30 p.m. All NCAA tournament games will be broadcast on CBS.

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March 6, 2008


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