Two key free throws in the final minute by Montrezl Harrell gave No. 12 Louisville a 55-53 win over Miami on Saturday.
It was a real nail biter on Friday night, as No. 8 Miami lost its series opener to No. 6 Florida in the bottom of the ninth.
After Chris Jones’ suspension led to Louisville’s first consecutive losses in two seasons, the Cardinals will look to quickly turn things around with their starting guard back in the lineup.
The University of Miami Hurricanes baseball team will square off against their in-state rivals from The University of Florida starting Friday night in a key early-season series.
Sheldon McClellan scored 21 points, Tonye Jekiri finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds and Miami shook off a slow start to easily beat Virginia Tech 76-52 on Wednesday night.
Even with a weak second half, No. 9-ranked Louisville beat the Miami Hurricanes 63-55 on Tuesday.
Louisville’s taxing schedule prompted coach Rick Pitino to give his squad a rare day off before it begins another tough stretch, which is common in an ACC that is deep with quality opponents.
Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant channeled the luck of the Irish as he scored 23 points on Saturday, helping his team overcome a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat Miami 75-70.
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.
A decision that has been expected for a while now, Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson announced Sunday that he is entering the NFL draft.