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.
Brad Kaaya prefers to say his football seasons start in January, which illustrates how much value he puts into things like offseason workouts and spring practice.
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.
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.
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.