Mar 24, 2013; Austin, TX, USA; Miami Hurricanes forward/center Julian Gamble (45) celebrates with teammates after a free throw in the final seconds against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the second half in the third round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at Frank Erwin Center. Miami won 63-59. Mandatory Credit: Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Release: 2013-14 ACC Opponents Released For Miami Hurricanes

On Tuesday the ACC announced the University of Miami’s conference opponents for the 2013-14 season.

***ACC Release***

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The University of Miami’s men’s basketball team will host some of the nation’s top talent during the 2013-14 season.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that the Hurricanes will host Duke, Syracuse, Pitt, Notre Dame and rival Florida State at the BankUnited Center as part of an impressive ACC schedule.  Dates have not been released at this time.

Miami beat perennial ACC power Duke at the BankUnited Center in 2012-13, dethroning No. 1 Duke, 90-63, before a sold-out crowd on Jan. 23.

The Canes also beat in-state rival Florida State when the Seminoles traveled to Coral Gables in 2013.  Coming off of their impressive win over Duke, Miami knocked off the Noles, 71-47, on Jan. 27.

Miami will host ACC newcomers Syracuse, Pitt and Notre Dame in their first season in the league.  The new addition of teams will will help renew old rivalries from Miami’s time in the BIG EAST.

In addition to games against Duke, Syracuse, Pitt, Notre Dame and Florida State, the Canes will also host Virginia Tech, NC State, Wake Forest and Boston College in the 2013-14 season.

The Canes will travel to Florida State, Virginia Tech, Syracuse and NC State, as well as Georgia Tech, Clemson, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland during the 2013-14 season.

This past season, Miami was 29-7 and reached the Sweet 16 in the 2013 NCAA tournament.  The Canes secured victories over No. 1 Duke, No. 13 Michigan State, No. 19 NC State and North Carolina en route to their first ACC regular season championship.  Miami also won the 2013 ACC tournament to secure the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.

Home-and-Home

  • Florida State
  • Virginia Tech
  • NC State
  • Syracuse

Home only

  • Duke
  • Wake Forest
  • Pittsburgh
  • Boston College
  • Notre Dame

Away only

  • Georgia Tech
  • Clemson
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

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