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Miami Basketball Opens ACC Play with Syracuse:Open Thread/How to Watch

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

ACC play kicks off today as the Orange of Syracuse come to Coral Gables to take on Miami.

Anytime the Cuse is in the house, it means lots of 2-3 zone.

UM will need sharpshooters Sheldon McClellan and Davon Reed on top of their games.

The key figure for the Orange might be their own outside threat, Trevor Cooney.

Cooney is inconsistent but dangerous when he's on.

Enjoy the game, Canes fans.

Game Info (Courtesy UM):

The Game
No. 13/15 Miami opens the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference slate at home against Syracuse on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.

The Broadcasts
Catch the game on the ACC Network with Mike Gleason and Bobby Cremins on the call. ACC Network affiliates include: Fort Myers-Naples – CW; Gainesville – ABC; Jacksonville – IND; Miami-Fort Lauderdale – My Network TV; Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne – FOX; Panama City – This TV; Tallahassee-Thomasville – FOX; Tampa-St. Petersburg (Sarasota) – CW; West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce – CW. 
Also check out the game on 560 WQAM radio with Joe Zagacki, the Voice of the Hurricanes.

The Coach
Head coach Jim Larrañaga has a 572-384 overall record in his 32nd season as a head coach. He is 102-50 in his fifth season at the University of Miami, with a 41-29 mark in ACC play.

The Polls (as of Dec. 31)
AP: Miami -13, Syracuse – NR

USA TODAY: Miami - 15, Syracuse - NR Miami - 11, Syracuse – 53

NCAA RPI: Miami -15, Syracuse -77