No. 2 seed Miami will face No. 3 seed Marquette in a regional semifinal in the East.

The Hurricanes edged No. 7 Illinois, 63-59, with Shane Larkin contributing 17 points.

In Marquette's second tense finish of the tournament, Buzz Williams' team topped Butler, 74-72. Vander Blue scored 19 points in the second half for Marquette.

The winner in this matchup on Thursday, March 28 at 7:15 p.m. EST in Washington D.C. will advance to the Elite Eight.

Take a look at these capsule glances at the teams' 2012-2013 seasons and let us know who you predict will survive and advance.

Who Will Advance?

  • No. 2 Miami

  • No. 3 Marquette

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Miami (FL)
Regular Season Record: 27-6
Conference Record: 15-3 (Atlantic Coast)
Conference Tournament Results: Won ACC Tournament
Top Players: Shane Larkin (Guard), Kenny Kadji (Forward/Center)
Top 25 Wins: Michigan State (#13), Duke (#1), North Carolina State (#19)
Worst Losses: Georgia Tech (71-69), Wake Forest (80-65)
RPI Ranking: 4
Marquette
Regular Season Record: 23-8
Conference Record: 14-4 (Big East)
Conference Tournament Results: Lost to Notre Dame in quarterfinals
Top Player: Vander Blue (Guard)
Top 25 Wins: Georgetown (#15), Pittsburgh (#16), Syracuse (#12), Notre Dame (#21)
Worst Losses: Florida (82-49)
RPI Ranking: 12