Quick Stats: Miami-78, Pacific-49

AUSTIN--A quick statistical look at the Hurricanes' performance versus Pacific on Friday afternoon...

Miami defeated Pacific in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, getting them one step closer to the Sweet 16.

  • Miami is making its 18th post-season appearance in the NCAA Championship and fifth in the last six seasons.

  • Miami increased its program-record for wins in a season to 28.

  • This is head coach Jim Larranaga's sixth appearance in the NCAA Championship as a head coach (5-5 record). He is the fourth head coach to guide Miami to the NCAA Championship (along with Bruce Hall, Leonard Hamilton, and Frank Haith).

  • Team Starters: Shane Larkin, Durand Scott, Trey McKinney Jones, Kenny Kadji, and Julian Gamble. All five players made their first start in an NCAA Championship Game.

  • Win streak: Miami increases its winning streak to five games, including four during postseason play. UM's longest winning streak of the season was fourteen games.

  • First half run: Miami went on a 14-0 run over six minutes and four seconds to increase the Hurricanes' lead to 22-7 with 7:30 remaining in the first half.

  • Three pointers: Miami shot 12-of-22 from the 3-point range. In the last two games, the Hurricanes have made twenty-four 3-pointers.

  • Nine of the thirteen Miami players who recorded minutes in Friday's contest scored.

  • Senior guard Durand Scott recorded a game high 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including a 5-for-8 mark from 3-point range. His five 3-pointers tied a career high.

  • Sophomore guard Shane Larkin tied a career high in assists (nine). His previous game with nine assists was against North Carolina on March 17.

  • Larkin had only two turnovers and set a season high for turnover/assist margin (+7). He scored in double figures (ten points) for the 28th time in 34 games this season.

  • Freshman center Tonye Jekiri recorded season highs in points (six) and rebounds (five).

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