NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional-Miami (FL) vs Houston

Mar 24, 2023; Kansas City, MO, USA; Miami Hurricanes forward Norchad Omier (15) and Houston Cougars forward J'Wan Roberts (13) fight for possession during the first half of an NCAA tournament Midwest Regional semifinal at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nijel Pack scored 26 points to lead fifth-seeded Miami past top-seeded Houston 89-75 in the Midwest Region semifinals on Friday night as the last of the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 seeds was eliminated.

The fifth-seeded Hurricanes (28-7) advanced to the Elite Eight on Sunday, when they will play No. 2 Texas (29-8). The Longhorns downed No. 3 Xavier 83-71 later Friday.

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