Two Miami assistant coaches have been told they will be charged with “unethical conduct” when the NCAA presents the Hurricanes’ athletic department with its notice of allegations, said two people familiar with the situation.
The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team can finally turn its complete focus to the Duke Blue Devils after surviving a big scare at the hands of Boston College Wednesday night.
The Miami Hurricanes were hoping to compete for a top position in the Atlantic Coast Conference behind the Duke Blue Devils. But that road just got a lot tougher for the Hurricanes thanks to the latest injury to a star player.
The last time a team from Indiana State University made this much noise in college basketball, a player by the name of Larry Bird was stroking shots from all over the court. But, Christmas Day, the Sycamores took down the Miami Hurricanes in Honolulu, Hawaii in the Diamond Head Classic, 57-55.
Miami says center Reggie Johnson’s eligibility has been restored by the NCAA.
The University of Miami boosted its NCAA tournament credentials Sunday with a 78-62 victory over the 15th ranked Florida State Seminoles at the Bank United Center.
Miami center Reggie Johnson has been declared ineligible by the Hurricanes after an investigation revealed that members of his family took travel benefits that the university said were approved by a member of former coach Frank Haith’s staff.
Bernard James scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half and No. 15 Florida State snapped Miami’s five-game winning streak with a 64-59 victory on Saturday.
Miami overcame a possible letdown after its biggest win of the season with another solid conference performance.
The University of Miami’s basketball season hasn’t been especially great, but Sunday, the Hurricanes stormed Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke and silenced the Cameron Crazies, 78-74 in overtime.