NCAA tournament primer: Miami

March 19, 2013

Record: 27-6, 15-3 ACC
RPI: 4
Coach: Jim Larranaga, 2nd season, 4th NCAA appearance (1st with Miami)
Last NCAA Tournament appearance: Lost in the Round of 64 to Missouri (2001)
Notable wins: Michigan State, Duke, N.C. State (twice), North Carolina (three times)

From March 2-15, forward/center Kenny Kadji posted double-doubles in four straight games (Duke, Georgia Tech, Clemson, Boston College).

Guard Trey McKinney-Jones, who scored 20 points in Miami's ACC title-game victory over North Carolina, has only averaged 7.7 points and four rebounds in the Hurricanes' six losses.

Pacific. In a 33-day span this season (Nov. 16-Dec. 19), the Tigers had seven competitive games against Fresno State, Xavier, California, Gonzaga, Santa Clara and St. Mary's (twice).

The Hurricanes have never lost an NCAA tourney game when holding the opposition to 64 points or less. Also of note: Miami lost to No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast back on Nov. 13.