How to Watch Miami Hurricanes vs. Drake Bulldogs: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Miami Hurricanes vs. Drake Bulldogs: Live Stream or on TV


A first-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the 12th-seeded Drake Bulldogs (27-7) play against the No. 5 seed Miami Hurricanes (25-7) on Friday at MVP Arena. The contest starts at 7:25 PM, on TBS.

In its most recent game, Miami lost to Duke on Friday, 85-78. Isaiah Wong scored a team-high 22 points (and added two assists and two boards). Drake was victorious in its most recent game against Bradley, 77-51, on Sunday. Tucker DeVries was its high scorer with 22 points.

When is Miami vs. Drake and when does it start?

This matchup between the Hurricanes and Bulldogs will take place on Friday, March 17, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 7:25 PM ET.

Where to Watch Miami vs. Drake

The Hurricanes and Bulldogs will hit the hardwood at MVP Arena for this matchup on March 17, and if you would like to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TBS.

Miami Hurricanes vs. Drake Bulldogs Game Preview

Miami Stats, Odds & Insights

Miami is outscoring opponents by 7.3 points per game with a +233 scoring differential overall. It puts up 79.4 points per game (23rd in college basketball) and allows 72.1 per outing (240th in college basketball).

The 79.4 points the Hurricanes average are 15.5 more than the Bulldogs allow.

Miami knocks down 7.6 three-pointers per game (158th in college basketball) at a 36.8% rate (47th in college basketball), compared to the 7.6 its opponents make while shooting 33.6% from beyond the arc.

When playing at home, the Hurricanes are averaging 8.2 more points per game (83.4) than they are when playing on the road (75.2).

Miami has been putting up 81.8 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 79.4 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Drake Stats, Odds & Insights

Drake has a +388 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.4 points per game. It is putting up 75.3 points per game, 91st in college basketball, and is giving up 63.9 per outing to rank 33rd in college basketball.

The Bulldogs average 75.3 points, only 3.2 more than the 72.1 the Hurricanes allow.

Drake knocks down 8.0 three-pointers per game (112th in college basketball), 1.3 more than its opponents.

At home the Bulldogs are putting up 80.3 points per game, 7.8 more than they are averaging away (72.5).

While Drake is scoring 75.3 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its previous 10 games, tallying 77.0 a contest.

Hurricanes Key Players to Watch

Hurricanes Leaders
Isaiah Wong 32 16.2 4.3 3.4 1.4 0.4 1.7
Jordan Miller 32 15.3 6.2 2.7 1.3 0.3 1.0
Norchad Omier 32 13.6 9.7 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.2
Nijel Pack 30 13.2 2.7 2.5 1.0 0.2 2.4
Wooga Poplar 32 8.3 3.3 1.5 1.1 0.2 1.1

Bulldogs Key Players to Watch

Bulldogs Leaders
Tucker DeVries 33 19.0 5.6 1.8 1.1 0.2 2.6
Roman Penn 33 12.6 4.6 5.4 0.9 0.2 0.5
Garrett Sturtz 34 9.5 6.3 1.1 1.0 0.2 0.2
Darnell Brodie 34 8.8 7.3 1.1 0.2 1.0 0.0
D.J. Wilkins 34 8.2 2.0 1.6 0.6 0.1 2.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.