It looks like University of Miami Hurricanes head basketball coach Jim Larranaga will be looking for a new point guard in the not too distant future.
The Miami Hurricanes’ dream season came to an end in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. But even as head coach Jim Larranaga heads to the Final Four this weekend as a spectator; he’s laid the foundation for a team he hope can get to the championship soon.
The Miami Hurricanes headed for the Verizon Center in Washington, DC Tuesday hoping the round of 16 is especially sweet to the second-seeded ACC champions.
There was no question about Shane Larkin’s go-ahead 3-pointer for Miami. The ball that appeared to ricochet off the hands of Miami’s Kenny Kadji seconds later but went to the Hurricanes — well, look at the replay.
Shane Larkin is sharing a special season with all those Miami seniors.
The Miami Hurricanes swept through the Atlantic Coast Conference and the ACC tournament and almost swept the individual awards as voted on by the league’s coaches.
If there was ever a question about whether or not defense wins championships, the All-Atlantic Coast Conference all-defense team selected by the coaches answered that question.
Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2½ minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late and beat North Carolina 87-77 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday.
The Miami Hurricanes almost made an early exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday before rallying to knock off the Boston College Eagles, 69-58.
Two Miami Hurricanes players were honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Monday as members of the first and second team All-ACC squads.