Guards Manu Lecomte and Deandre Burnett have decided to transfer from the University of Miami in the wake of the team’s runner-up finish in the NIT.
Already short-handed, Miami lost its starting center to a concussion just over six minutes into its NIT semifinal.
Sheldon McClellan gave Miami its first lead of the game with just over a minute left and the Hurricanes rallied from 18 points down to beat Richmond 63-61 on Tuesday to advance to the NIT semifinals.
Manu Lecomte scored 17 points, Davon Reed added 15 and Miami rallied from a second-half deficit to beat Alabama 73-66 in an NIT second-round game Saturday.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is excited about the challenge of finding replacements for quarterback Jameis Winston and at least another half dozen Seminoles headed into the NFL draft after leading the program to 29 straight wins and a national championship in 2013.
Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting as Florida State finished the regular season above .500 with a 61-52 win over Pittsburgh.
Sheldon McClellan scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Davon Reed tied a career-high with 19 as Miami kept its slim hopes of an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament alive with a 67-63 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Jameis Winston met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hoping to make a good impression on the team considering taking the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the first pick in the NFL draft.
Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday.
North Carolina walked off its home floor following a fifth defeat in seven games its last time out feeling, outworked and out-hustled by a team that played desperately to add a signature win to its postseason resume.