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.
The Miami Hurricanes got off to a solid start in their first tournament game of 2015.
The Miami Hurricanes are considered one of the NCAA Tournament bubble teams, so a good showing in the ACC Tournament will go a long way towards securing their spot in the big dance.
The Miami Hurricanes closed out their up-and-down season with a big road win.
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.
The Miami Hurricanes are gaining confidence and came away with a huge road win on Tuesday.
Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to help the Miami Hurricanes withstand a second-half comeback by Boston College and win 60-56 Saturday.
Angel Rodriguez scored 17 points and No. 20 Miami responded from its first loss of the season and routed Savannah State 70-39 on Monday night.
The Miami Hurricanes are coming off of the team’s first loss of the young season after beginning the year with eight straight wins.
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.