Feb 10, 2014; Tallahassee, FL, USA; At right, Miami Hurricanes Head Coach Jim Larraaga speaks with guard Garrius Adams (25) in the second half against the Florida State Seminoles at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Miami Hurricanes beat the Florida State Seminoles 77-73. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

Notre Dame Basketball Preview: Notre Dame @ Miami (FL)

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Tonight, Notre Dame takes on Miami (FL). The game will be televised on ESPN3 at 9:00 p.m. The Hurricanes are coming off a 52-45 loss to Virginia Tech. They currently hold a 12-13 record (3-9 ACC).

Scoring Offense (61.0 points per game)

Rion Brown leads the Hurricanes with 14.4 points per game. The Senior Guard had his best performance against Maryland where he scored 25 points in a Miami (FL) victory. Notre Dame averages 73.6 points per contest

Scoring Defense (59.6 points per game)

The Hurricanes are one of the best defensive teams in the country, only allowing 59.6. This total ranks them 10th in the nation. Notre Dame yields 70.2 points per game.

Rebounding Margin (1.4 rebounds per game)

The Hurricanes are lead by 6’6″ Junior Forward Rion Brown with 6.2 rebounds per contest.  The Hurricanes rank 151st in this category. Notre Dame out rebounds its opponents 3.2 rebounds per game.

Assists (10.6 assists per game)

Garrius Adams, Senior Guard, leads the Hurricanes with 2.9 assists per game. As a team, they rank 318th in NCAA Division 1 basketball. Notre Dame dishes out 15.6 assists per contest.

Notre Dame won their first road game against Boston College on Sunday night. The Irish have not won 3 in a row in ACC play. With a win, the Irish will move into a tie for 9th place in the ACC. Obviously, the Irish probably cannot get to the NCAA tournament outright but every ACC game won helps improve their ACC tournament seeding.

Notre Dame: 67 — Miami (FL): 66

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