The Hurricanes can beat any team in the country.
They have eight wins over teams that reached the NCAA Tournament, and most recently crushed Indiana by 16 and Houston by 14.
But the Longhorns have spent this tournament playing stylistically similar teams that rely on their offense to make up for mistakes on the other end.
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Texas (-4) over Miami
The Big 12 Tournament champs have quieted Xavier, Penn State and Colgate, surrendering an average of 60 points per game during their seven-game win streak.
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The Hurricanes have been shooting the lights out and all their opponents’ offenses have gone dark, but Texas’ strength on both ends won’t allow both unsustainable trends to continue.
Kansas exposed Miami’s flaws last year in the Elite Eight. Now, Texas will take a turn.