MIAMI, FL — NCAA college basketball games involving Florida teams on Saturday, February 18, with ranked teams No. 15 Florida and No. 17 Florida State both in action. Also in action are the Miami Hurricanes, who are looking to draw closer to earning an NCAA tournament slot.
Miami men’s basketball team will look to stay in the runnings for an NCAA tournament when it host Clemson here at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida on Saturday.
The Hurricanes (17-8, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) enter this weekend’s battle with the Tigers looking to build on the 70-61 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.
Miami has won three of the past four outings and five of the last seven overall.
Meanwhile, Clemson also has work to do if it is to earn an NCAA tournament place and a win on the road this weekend would help to boost its chances.
The Tigers (14-11, 4-9) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 95-83 victory over Wake Forest on Tuesday night, but they have lost nine of the last 12 games.
Saturday’s game is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. and live stream will be on the ACC Network as well as the WatchESPN and ESPN App.
Over in the SEC, No. 15 Florida travels to the Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, where it will battle with Mississippi State live on ESPN and WatchESPN, starting at 2:00 p.m. ET.
The Gators (21-5, 11-2 SEC), who have lost center John Egbunu for the remainder of the season with a torn left ACL, go in search of their eighth successive win as they seek to stay atop the SEC standings ahead of Kentucky.
Mississippi State (14-11, 5-8 SEC) was beaten 79-72 on Tuesday night by Georgia and the Bulldogs have lost three in a row and seven out of the last nine games.
In other games involving Florida teams, No. 17 Florida State (21-5, 9-4 ACC) will face-off against Pittsburgh (14-12, 3-10 ACC) at Petersen Events Center in Pennsylvania, live on ESPN and WatchESPN at 4:00 p.m., while Florida Gulf Coast meets South Carolina Upstate at Hodge Center in South Carolina, starting at 2:00 p.m. and streaming live on ESPN3.
Florida Teams In Action
NCAA College Basketball Schedule
Clemson at Miami 12:00 PM ACCN, WatchESPN
No. 15 Florida at Mississippi State 2:00 PM ESPN, WatchESPN
South Florida at Tulane 2:00 PM ESPNNEWS, WatchESPN
Florida Gulf Coast at South Carolina Upstate 2:00 PM ESPN3
North Florida at Kennesaw State 4:30 PM ESPN3
Florida Atlantic at Southern Miss 5:00 PM
Norfolk State at Florida A&M 6:00 PM
Florida International at Louisiana Tech 7:00 PM