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.
Sheldon McClellan had 17 points and No. 17 Miami scored the first 23 points in an 87-75 victory over South Alabama on Friday night.
With only one returning player from last season, the new look Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team is beginning to turn some heads.
Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.
This is one A-Rod Miami can fully celebrate. Angel Rodriguez had 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Hurricanes won their fifth straight at the Charleston Classic with a 79-51 victory over Akron on Friday.