Jamil Wilson scored 16 points, Vander Blue and Davante Gardner had 14 apiece, and Marquette advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2003 with a 71-61 win over Miami on Thursday night.
Miami center Reggie Johnson had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue, said a person familiar with the situation.
Celebration was in full swing on the University of Miami campus, where students and alumni got together for a watch party at the Rathskeller.
Now that the Canes are headed to the big dance the question for many devoted fans is: how will we get there?
While the initial reports on the University of Miami scandal involving Nevin Shapiro painted the convicted Ponzi schemer as a whistleblower first; documents released to CBSMiami.com from the University of Missouri reveal that Shapiro, at least when dealing with former basketball coach Frank Haith, was threatening to bring down Miami if he wasn’t paid by coaches not to talk.
The University of Miami announced Friday that interim athletic director Blake James has been named to the job permanently.
Joe Rahon, coming off his best scoring game this season, had a tough time even attempting a shot against the Miami Hurricanes.
No. 1 Duke went more than 8 minutes without a field goal in the first half Wednesday night, and a sellout became a blowout for No. 25 Miami, which delighted a boisterous crowd with a 90-63 victory.
University of Missouri head basketball coach Frank Haith may be charged as early as this week with unethical conduct and failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance for his role in the Nevin Shapiro case, according to CBSSports.com.
A crowd of more than 5,000 on Sunday witnessed the University of Miami jump out to its best conference start since 1997 when the Canes defeated the Maryland Terrapins, 54-47 at the BankUnited Center.