Jim Palma played one year of freshman basketball at the University of Miami in the 1940s. His name appears in no official program records, and since he wasn’t on the varsity squad he’s not recognized as a letterwinner at the school.
His name is Tim Harris and everyone calls him “Ice,” a nickname that was born decades ago from his affinity for George “The Iceman” Gervin.
For Miami quarterback Ryan Williams, transferring and joining the Hurricanes three years ago was a homecoming of sorts.
One-time University of Miami running back Ken Hunt has donated $1.5 million to the school, the largest individual gift made to Hurricane athletics by one of their former players.
Freshman Deandre Burnett scored a season-high 19 points and No. 15 Miami won a matchup of unbeaten teams Tuesday night, beating Illinois 70-61 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Duke Johnson had a moment to remember, and Miami had a game to forget.
Miami had five players in double figures as the Hurricanes beat Tulsa 69-57 in women’s college basketball in the Miami Thanksgiving Tournament.
Sheldon McClellan had 17 points and No. 17 Miami scored the first 23 points in an 87-75 victory over South Alabama on Friday night.
Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.
Before this season the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team may have been overlooked, playing in the ACC which is full of powerhouse teams.