Miami Hurricanes basketball season tickets sold out

2015-16 squad to play in front of first sellout crowd in school history


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – It's an historic occasion for University of Miami athletics.

For the first time in school history, season tickets for the men's basketball team at the BankUnited Center are sold out.

The school said it's the first time any Miami team has sold out of season tickets. Not even the national championship football and baseball teams can make that claim.

"It's the greatest feeling for every coach and player to now be in a position that every one of our games is a sellout," Hurricanes head coach Jim Larrañaga said. "It's exciting and a tremendous accomplishment."

The 2015-16 Hurricanes (5-0) are ranked No. 15 in the latest Associated Press poll after sweeping the Puerto Rico Tip-Off last week.

In Larrañaga's first season in 2011-12, fans bought 2,251 season tickets. After the team won an Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 2012-13, season tickets peaked at 3,674 for 2013-14, but the Hurricanes slid to a 7-11 finish in ACC play and season ticket totals dropped to 3,427 for the 2014-15 season.

The 7,927-seat BankUnited Center opened in 2003.

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