Miami Hurricanes basketball coach Jim Larranaga sent his players home with a quiz Friday night. The team barely passed that test when they took on Syracuse Saturday.
Junior Carrington Love scored a career-high 20 points Saturday and Green Bay deployed an effective zone defense in the second half to hand the No. 15-ranked Miami Hurricanes their first defeat, 68-55.
Miami had five players in double figures as the Hurricanes beat Tulsa 69-57 in women’s college basketball in the Miami Thanksgiving Tournament.
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Forward Joe Thomas is transferring from Niagara to play for the Miami Hurricanes in 2014-15, and he will have one year of eligibility.
Donovan reiterated at the Southeastern Conference’s annual spring meetings Tuesday that he’s committed to the Gators, but left open the possibility of jumping to the NBA.
Florida will face Kansas and national runner-up Kentucky will face Texas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge.
Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Connecticut’s upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.
There’s an old saying of what a difference a year makes. For the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky, it’s the difference between sitting at home and playing for a national championship.