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No. 10 Miami Beats Iowa State, Advances to Face No. 1 Kansas in Elite Eight

The 10th-seeded Miami Hurricanes defeated the 11th-seeded Iowa State Cyclones 70-56 in the Sweet 16 on Friday at the United Center to earn a berth in the Elite Eight for the first time in school history.

Miami entered having won five of its last six games, including wins over the USC Trojans in the first round and second-seeded Auburn Tigers in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

The Hurricanes' win over the Tigers was stunning as Auburn was picked as one of the teams that could win the title. Miami outscored Auburn 46-29 in the second half of that matchup and continued that momentum into the Sweet 16.