Setting the Scene: Miami vs Wake Forest
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Winston-Salem, N.C.
Miami Hurricanes (12-4, 2-2 ACC)
Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga
Record at Miami: 130-61, sixth season
ACC Record at Miami: 56-36
Career Record: 600-395, 33rd season
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (10-7, 1-4 ACC)
Head Coach: Danny Manning
Record at Wake Forest: 34-46, third season
Career Record: 72-75, fifth season
TV: ACC Network - Dwayne Ballen, Dan Bonner
Affiliates: http://theacc.co/mbb17accn0118a. In Florida: Tallahassee-Thomasville: FOX; Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce: My Network TV; Jacksonville, Panama City: This TV.
Radio: 880 WZAB - Joe Zagacki
Online: ACC Network Extra http://es.pn/2hqedGq
Since rebirth in 1985-86: 8-9
Under Coach Larrañaga: 3-2
Coach L all-time vs. Wake Forest: 3-3
Current streak: Miami won 1.
Last matchup: Jan. 23, 2016. No. 15/14 Miami won, 77-63.
Last Wake Forest win: Feb. 11, 2015. 72-70.
Coach L Against the ACC
In Larrañaga's six seasons in the ACC, Miami has at least a .500 record against 11 league opponents. UM has a .500 record or better at home against 12 teams and on the road against nine ACC squads. The Hurricanes have won a road game against all but three league opponents: Virginia (0-3), Wake Forest (0-2) and Louisville (0-1).
Larrañaga Wins 600th Career Game
Coach Jim Larrañaga won his 600th career game at Pitt on Jan. 14, improving to a 600-395 mark in 33 seasons as a head coach. Larrañaga’s 600 wins place him at 47th in all-time NCAA victories and 14th among active coaches (as of games through Jan. 12). Of those 14, five are in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, including four from the Atlantic Coast Conference. In his career, Coach L has won 27 games at American International, 170 at Bowling Green, 273 at George Mason and 130 at Miami. He is one of 15 coaches all-time with 100 or more wins at three D-I schools, four of whom are actively coaching. He is also 11th among active coaches in total games coached (995) and ninth in most seasons coached (33).
Miami Hits the Road for Three Straight Games
The Hurricanes will play three consecutive games on the road, beginning with the win at Pittsburgh on Jan. 14, followed by the Jan. 18 match-up at Wake Forest, then the Jan. 21 game against Duke, which will be featured on ESPN's College Game Day.