Miami Hurricanes at Virginia Tech: Live Steaming and Game 22 Info

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 31: Lonnie Walker IV
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The game will be one of contrasting styles. The Miami Hurricanes are one of the nation’s best defensive teams. Miami is 21st nationally allowing 65.1 points per game. The Hurricanes are in the top 35 nationally in several defensive categories. They have not been as good defensively in conference play.

In ACC games Miami’s defensive points allowed rises to 76.1 points per game. That’s tenth in the conference. It’s a number that Jim Larranaga cannot be happy with.Miami is going to have to drastically improve their defense to win at Virginia Tech.

Now they have to be able to defend without their best defender for the next six weeks. Guard Bruce Brown will likely be out through the ACC Tournament after surgery on his left foot.

They played well defensively against Pittsburgh, but Jim Larranaga had to be concerned with how they played against Florida State. Miami lost 103-94 in overtime in Tallahassee. The Seminoles shot 60 percent from the floor and made 47.4 percent of their three-point attempts in the win.

GAME 22 • FEB. 3, 2018 • 2 P.M. ET • BLACKSBURG, VA.
Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971 [B.A.])
Record at UM: 155-74 (7th season), Career Record: 625-408 (34th season)
Location: Blacksburg, Va./Cassell Coliseum (9,275)
Head Coach: Buzz Williams (Oklahoma City, 1994)
Record at VT: 84-60 (4th season), Career Record: 237-146 (11th season)

On the Air:
Television: ESPN; Online: WatchESPN
Jason Benetti (PxP) and Jason Capel (analyst)
Radio: WQAM 560-AM (Joe Zagacki – PxP)
Satellite Radio: Sirius 83/XM 83 (Internet 83)
Series vs. VT: Miami leads, 20-14
Road: 6-8 | Home: 10-4 | Neutral: 0-1

Next: Miami Hurricanes have an advantageous schedule remaining

Next Game: Miami returns home to face Wake Forest on Wednesday night. The Demon Deacons are 9-13 overall and 2-8 in the ACC. They broke a seven-game losing streak on Wednesday night with a victory over Florida State.