Miami at NC State
When: 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh
TV/Radio: WRAL, 101.5-WRAL
Projected starting lineups
Miami (14-7, 4-5 ACC)
G Ja’Quan Newton 15.0 ppg, 3.8 apg
G Bruce Brown 12.3 ppg, 6.7 rpg
G Anthony Lawrence Jr. 6.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg
F Davon Reed 15.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg
F Kamari Murphy 6.4 ppg, 8.0 rpg
NC State (14-9, 3-7 ACC)
G Dennis Smith Jr. 18.7 ppg, 6.9 apg
G Terry Henderson 14.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg
G Maverick Rowan 12.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg
F Abdul-Malik Abu 12.1 ppg, 7.3 rpg
F Omer Yurtseven 6.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg
Three things to know
▪ Miami followed up an impressive 77-62 home win over North Carolina with a 75-57 home loss to Florida State. The Canes also have a 1-3 mark in ACC play on the road this season.
▪ N.C. State beat one ranked ACC team last season — Miami. The Canes were ranked No. 15 when the Wolfpack beat them 85-69 in Raleigh on Jan. 30. The Wolfpack has a pair of wins over ranked ACC opponents (Virginia Tech, Duke) this season.
▪ Junior forward Abdul-Malik Abu continued his recent hot streak with 19 points against Syracuse. Abu has averaged 17.8 and 7.0 rebounds over the past four games.