Behind the impassioned play of Travis Releford and Jeff Withey, the top-seeded Jayhawks shook themselves out of a first-half slumber and blitzed No. 8 seed North Carolina down the stretch for a 70-58 victory Sunday.
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 continued their undefeated run through the Atlantic Coast Conference Saturday and even received a standing ovation from Miami Heat superstars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The Miami Hurricanes hit Tobacco Road Thursday night with plenty of skeptics not ready to believe the Canes are ready to compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. By the time the game in Chapel Hill ended, it was the North Carolina Tar Heels looking for answers after Miami knocked them off at the Deandome, 68-59.
Former Florida International University head coach Mario Cristobal’s chair isn’t even cold yet, but the focus of the coaching search is turning to a familiar face on South Florida sidelines.
University of Miami Hurricanes fans are likely looking ahead to next weekend’s matchup with the Florida State Seminoles. But, the team can’t afford to do that with a stout North Carolina Tar Heels team coming to Sun Life Stadium on Saturday.
Former University of Miami head coach Butch Davis is set to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the team’s new “senior defensive assistant,” according to Foxsports.com.
Jacory Harris had an opportunity to look at his statistics, but he declined. He already knew everything he needed to know.
The Miami Hurricanes journey to North Carolina this Saturday will go a long way towards determining whether the Canes have any chance at a bowl game in 2011.
First-year University of Miami head football coach Al Golden will face a tough decision in the not too distant future. Coach Golden must choose to either play the 12 players alleged to be part of Nevin Shapiro’s claims or sit them.