Miami is looking to follow its first regular-season ACC championship with a similarly strong showing in the conference tournament.
Boston College's Olivier Hanlan may have an even tougher time matching his latest performance.
The ninth-ranked Hurricanes begin their push for their first ACC tournament title in the quarterfinals against the Eagles, whose star freshman stole the show on the event's first day.
Miami coach Jim Larranaga said winning both the regular-season and tournament titles has been a goal all season.
"So now we have a very clear target and for us, we hope it will be a three-day event - Friday, Saturday, Sunday," Larranaga said after Wednesday's practice. "But we know to win it, we're going to have to play very well and beat some very good teams."
The Hurricanes (24-6) were picked to finish fifth in the preseason, but they won their first 13 league games and reached No. 2 nationally. They stumbled late but still finished a game ahead of Duke at 15-3 for the outr...