FIU at Miami basketball: Crosstown Clash, Game info, odds, live stream, TV

Nov 6, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 6, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team will host FIU on Monday night. FIU and Miami are playing for the first time since 2008. Miami is 2-0 after an 88-72 win over Central Florida on Friday night. The Hurricanes raised its 2023 Final Four banner in front of a sell-out crowd. FIU lost its first two games of the season.

Miami has thrived offensively averaging 94.5 points per game and allowing 66.0 through its first two games. FIU is being outscored 83.5-63.5 in losses to Central Florida and Tarleton State. The Panthers finished 14-18 overall and 8-12 in Conference USA last season. No FIU players are averaging in double figures,

Wooga Poplar is having a breakout season through the first two games averaging 22.0 points per game and 3.5 rebounds. Norchard Omier has increased his numbers from last season averaging 19.5 PPG 11.0 RPG and 2.0 assists while making two of his four three-point attempts. Four Hurricanes are averaging in double figures.

Matthew Cleveland is averaging 14.0 PPG, 6.5 RPG and 3.5 APG filling the role left by Jordan Miller. Bensley Joseph has been solid as a starter averaging 12.0 PPG, 3.0 RPG and 3.5 APG. Nijel Pack has struggled shooting through the first two games averaging 9.5 PPG, 3.5 RPG and 6.0 APG.

Miami Basketball versus FIU

Date: Monday, Nov. 13 | 7 p.m. ET, Location: Watsco Center | Coral Gables, Fla., Last Meeting: 2008, UM def. FIU 76-50

FIU Panthers (0-2), Head Coach: Jeremy Ballard, Record at FIU: 77-81 (Sixth Season), Overall Record: same

No. 13 Miami Hurricanes (2-0), Head Coach: Jim Larranaga, Record at UM: 257-149 (13th Season), Overall Record: 727-483 (40th Season)

Broadcast Information: TV: ACC Network Extra: Kyle Sielaff and Jack McClinton: Radio: WQAM 560 Joe Zagacki

Information MiamiHurricanes.Com and FIUSports.Com

Miami versus FIU Fan Duel Odds

Spread: Miami -21.5 Total 147.5 Moneyline: Miami -4000 Central Florida +1200

The Miami basketball team has covered the point spread in each of its first two games. FIU is 0-2 versus the point spread. The 147.5 total seems like an easy number. Both FIU games and Miami games have gone over this season. If Miami reaches its average, they would only have to hold FIU to 54 points to eclipse the over.

The Miami Women’s Basketball Team earned its second straight win to start the season on Sunday. After raising its Elite Eight banner, Miami defeated Fordham 79-39 on Sunday. Arizona transfer Lemyah Hylton led Miami with 17 points. The Miami women host Southern on Friday in its next game.

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The Miami Men’s Basketball team travels to the Baha Mar Bahamas Hoops Championship this weekend. Miami will play Georgia on Friday. Miami plays Providence (Jim Larranaga’s Alma Mater) or Kansas State who advanced to the Elite Eight, on Sunday. The games will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.