AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Add another milestone for surging Miami.
The Hurricanes, who won the ACC regular season and conference tournament titles, are the No. 2 seed in the East region of the NCAA tournament and will play 15th-seeded Pacific on Friday in Austin, Texas. That's the highest ever seed for Miami (27-6) in NCAA play.
The Hurricanes have made it out of the first weekend of the NCAA tournament just once, advancing to the regional semifinals in 2000 under Leonard Hamilton.
Pacific (22-12) captured the Big West title on Saturday night, the fifth conference title in coach Bob Thomason's 25 years on the bench. Thomason is retiring at the end of the season.
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