Miami fans invited to Sweet 16 send off
Updated On: Mar 26 2013 07:41:54 AM EDT
The University of Miami is asking Miami Hurricanes fans to help send off the men's basketball team as they depart for the Sweet 16.
The Canes are coming off a 63-59 win over Illinois in the NCAA tournament's third round on Sunday. The win ensured Miami's second trip to the Sweet 16 and the first since the 2000 season.
The Hurricanes will leave Tuesday at 5 p.m. from the BankUnited Center.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early at 4:45 p.m. for the event.
Miami, a No. 2 seed in the East Region, will face No. 3 Marquette at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Washington, D.C.