Miami (Fla.) @ Pittsburgh
Current Records: Miami (Fla.) 16-4; Pittsburgh 14-7
What to Know
The #20 Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes are 8-2 against the Pittsburgh Panthers since February of 2016, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. Miami (Fla.) will hit the road for the third straight game as they head to Petersen Events Center at 4 p.m. ET.
The Hurricanes made easy work of the Florida State Seminoles on Tuesday and carried off an 86-63 victory. Five players on Miami (Fla.) scored in the double digits: guard Isaiah Wong (18), guard Nijel Pack (18), guard Wooga Poplar (14), guard Jordan Miller (12), and forward Norchad Omier (12). That makes it five consecutive games in which Norchad Omier has had at least 11 rebounds.
Meanwhile, Pitt narrowly escaped with a win as the team sidled past the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 81-79. Having forecasted a close win for Pitt, the oddsmakers were right on the money. Pittsburgh's forward Blake Hinson was one of the most active players for the squad, shooting 8-for-14 from beyond the arc and finishing with 24 points.
Their wins bumped Miami (Fla.) to 16-4 and the Panthers to 14-7. In Miami (Fla.)'s victory, Isaiah Wong had 18 points in addition to nine boards and Nijel Pack had 18 points and five assists. We'll see if Pitt have a strategy for dealing with them or if they lead their team to another successful outing.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Petersen Events Center -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- TV: ESPN University
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $50.00
The Panthers are a slight 1-point favorite against the Hurricanes, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Miami (Fla.) have won eight out of their last ten games against Pittsburgh.
- Feb 22, 2022 - Miami (Fla.) 85 vs. Pittsburgh 64
- Mar 09, 2021 - Miami (Fla.) 79 vs. Pittsburgh 73
- Dec 16, 2020 - Pittsburgh 70 vs. Miami (Fla.) 55
- Feb 02, 2020 - Pittsburgh 62 vs. Miami (Fla.) 57
- Jan 12, 2020 - Miami (Fla.) 66 vs. Pittsburgh 58
- Mar 05, 2019 - Miami (Fla.) 76 vs. Pittsburgh 63
- Jan 31, 2018 - Miami (Fla.) 69 vs. Pittsburgh 57
- Dec 30, 2017 - Miami (Fla.) 67 vs. Pittsburgh 53
- Jan 14, 2017 - Miami (Fla.) 72 vs. Pittsburgh 46
- Feb 09, 2016 - Miami (Fla.) 65 vs. Pittsburgh 63