Tonye Jekiri

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02:   Manu Lecomte #20 of the Miami  Hurricanes drives away from Reid Travis #22 and Anthony Brown #21 of the Stanford Cardinal during the NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Stanford Beats Miami 66-64 In OT In NIT Title Game

Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career, edging Miami 66-64 on Thursday.

04/02/2015

Davon Reed #5 of the Miami (Fl) Hurricanes celebrates victory over Temple Owls during the NIT Championship semifinals at Madison Square Garden on March 31, 2015 in New York City.  (Source: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Hurricanes Set To Battle Stanford In NIT Championship

It may not be the NCAA Tournament, but the NIT championship game should provide some very entertaining basketball from two extremely talented teams.

04/02/2015

The Miami Hurricanes players meet on the court seconds before their win over Syracuse Orange on January 24, 2015 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.  Miami defeated Syracuse 66-62.  (Source: Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Snubs Miami, Temple To Meet In NIT Semis

The NIT always features a few teams that are playing with a chip on their shoulder after being left out of the NCAA Tournament.

03/31/2015

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Miami Reaches NIT Quarterfinals, Tops Alabama 73-66

Manu Lecomte scored 17 points, Davon Reed added 15 and Miami rallied from a second-half deficit to beat Alabama 73-66 in an NIT second-round game Saturday.

03/21/2015

Tonye Jekiri #23 of the Miami Hurricanes tracks down a loose ball on the end line against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the quarterfinals of the ACC Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 12, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Source: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Miami Holds Off N.C. Central In NIT Opener

The Miami Hurricanes got off to a solid start in their first tournament game of 2015.

03/18/2015

SYRACUSE, NY - JANUARY 24:  Tonye Jekiri #23 of the Miami Hurricanes gathers a loose ball during the second half against the Syracuse Orange on January 24, 2015 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.  Miami defeated Syracuse 66-62.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Miami’s Tonye Jekiri Named to All-ACC Defensive Team

Miami Hurricanes center Tonye Jekiri has been named to the 2015 All-ACC Defensive Team, the school announced on Monday morning. The 7-foot junior out of Nigeria is averaging 8.5 points 10.2 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks this season, […]

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Miami: Louisville Doctor Cleared Player Hit In Face To Play

Upset by the notion they would use a concussed player, Miami officials said Monday that Tonye Jekiri returned to the Hurricanes’ game against Louisville over the weekend only after being cleared by a Cardinals team doctor.

02/23/2015

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Harrell Lifts No. 12 Louisville To 55-53 Win Over Miami

Two key free throws in the final minute by Montrezl Harrell gave No. 12 Louisville a 55-53 win over Miami on Saturday.

02/21/2015

A Miami Hurricanes banner flies outside of Sun Life Stadium prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Panthers on November 29, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

With Help From A Guest Speaker, Miami Enhances Its NCAA Case

It’s been an up-and-down season for the Miami Hurricanes but the team is doing everything they can to finish the regular season on a strong note.

02/19/2015

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Miami Rolls In 2nd Half, Beats Virginia Tech 76-52

Sheldon McClellan scored 21 points, Tonye Jekiri finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds and Miami shook off a slow start to easily beat Virginia Tech 76-52 on Wednesday night.

02/18/2015

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