Another second-round matchup in the 2023 NCAA Tournament has been set for Sunday, March 19 as the No. 5 Miami Hurricanes will battle the No. 4 Indiana Hoosiers.
Game date: Sunday, March 19
Game time: 8:40 p.m. ET
TV channel: TBD
Location: MVP Arena, Albany NY
Spread: Indiana -2
Moneyline: Indiana -130, Miami +110
No. 5 Miami 26-7 (15-5 ACC)
First Round: Defeated No. 12 Drake 63-56
KenPom rating: 36 Overall, 12 Offense, 112 Defense
Leading scorer: Isaiah Wong (16.2 ppg)
Key stat of tournament: Miami is seeking back-to-back Sweet 16 berths for the first time in program history.
No. 5 Miami was tested by No. 12 Drake on Friday and passed with a 63-56 victory. The two teams were tied at the hip for most of this contest and were tied at 56 with just over a minute left. However, the Hurricanes were able to close the Bulldogs out on a 7-0 run to pick up the victory. Nijel Pack led with 21 points in the win.
No. 4 Indiana 23-11 (12-8 Big Ten)
First Round: Defeated No. 13 Kent State XX-XX
KenPom rating: 27 Overall, 27 Offense, 44 Defense
Leading scorer: Trayce Jackson-Davis (20.8 ppg)
Key stat of tournament: Indiana is seeking its first Sweet 16 appearances since 2016
No. 4 Indiana had little issues putting down No. 13 Kent State in a x-x victory in the first round on Friday. The Hoosiers held the Golden Flashes to roughly 31% shooting for the contest and it was also the Trayce Jackson-Davis show. He finished the game with 24 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, and five blocks.