The 'Canes look to break a to game conference road losing streak tonight at Boston College (9PM EST RSN).
BC (0-4 in the ACC) is led by G Eli Carter, a Rutgers transfer.
UM needs better play from PG Angel Rodriguez and more aggression from Davon Reed, Tonye Jekiri, and Sheldon McClellan, to get back to their winning ways.
Look for the 'Canes to come out sharp, and get back on track.
Game Notes (courtesy UM):
No. 15/14 Miami hits the road for the third and final of three-straight ACC games over nine days, facing Boston College on Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Catch the game on RSN with Cory Alexander and Tim Brando on the call. Affiliates include: FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Florida – South Florida, FOX Sports Sun – Central and North Florida, FOX Sports Midwest Plus, FOX Sports Indiana Plus, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Plus, MSG Plus, NESN, ROOT Sports Pittsburgh, SportsTime Ohio, FOX Sports Detroit Plus, FOX Sports North Plus, FOX Sports Wisconsin, FOX Sports Southwest Plus, FOX Sports San Diego – Same Day Delay – 4am ET/1am PT, ROOT Sports Rocky Mtn. – Same Day Delay – 12am ET/10pm MT, ROOT Sports Northwest – Same Day Delay – 11pm ET/8pm PT.
Also check out the game on 560 WQAM radio with Joe Zagacki, the Voice of the Hurricanes.
Head coach Jim Larrañaga has a 574-386 overall record in his 32nd season as a head coach. He is 104-52 in his fifth season at the University of Miami, with a 43-31 mark in ACC play.
The Polls (as of Jan. 18)
AP: Miami -15, Boston College - NR
USA TODAY: Miami - 14, Boston College - NR
KenPom.com: Miami - 15, Boston College - 238
NCAA RPI: Miami -17, Boston College - 207
Game day temperatures: Coral Gables - 73/59; Chestnut Hill, Mass. - 32/20.
Miami is 21-24 in the all-time series against Boston College, which dates back to the 1962-63 season. Miami has won 10-straight matchups against BC, and 13 of the last 15. The Canes are 11-11 at home against the Eagles, 9-11 on the road and 1-2 at neutral sites. Miami is 8-0 against BC under Coach L. Miami won the last matchup with Boston College, defeating the Eagles in double overtime, 89-86, on Feb. 16, 2015 at the Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass., following a snow storm that pushed the game from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16.
Miami on the Road in ACC Games
Miami is 43-31 in ACC games since the arrival of Jim Larrañaga in 2011-12. The Canes are 19-18 on the road and 24-13 at home. Miami’s 19 league road wins are the fourth-most in the ACC behind 26 by Duke, North Carolina (25) and Virginia (21), as of Jan. 18.