Pablo Bertone scored 20 points, leading a hot-shooting Florida Atlantic offense in an 83-63 win over Jacksonville on Saturday.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team started out last season with a loss to Florida Gulf Coast University before reeling off one of the most memorable seasons in team history.
Florida International University’s men’s basketball team will not be eligible for the postseason next year because of poor academic performance based on the new academic progress reports released by the NCAA Tuesday afternoon.
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.