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Kadji proves his worth after long journey

With his first season wrapped up, Kenny Kadji had consistently proven to coach Jim Larranaga that he can be one of Miami’s most productive...

Promising season comes to disappointing end at Gonzaga

Both Miami basketball teams’ seasons came to abrupt ends on opposite ends of the country last spring, as both were eliminated early in their...

Defense steals show in second spring scrimmage

The defense dominated the team’s second scrimmage of the spring Friday night, recording 10 sacks, three interceptions, and holding the offense to just two touchdowns after the opening series of goal line scenarios.

Haith’s ‘success’ at Missouri comes at Hurricanes’ expense

Former Miami men’s basketball coach and current Missouri coach Frank Haith was named national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The announcement came just three days after his Big 12 Championship season was spoiled by a first round loss to No. 15 seed Norfolk State in the NCAA Tournament. The award credits Haith’s first season at Missouri, in which he inherited five senior rotation players and cruised to a record of 30 wins and five losses.

Down and out: men’s and women’s basketball teams both lose Monday night

The first day back from spring break marked the last night of basketball at the University of Miami this season. Both basketball teams’ seasons came to a screeching halt Monday night on opposite ends of the country, and both were eliminated with early exits in their respective postseason tournaments.

Strong ACC run could boost Canes into NCAA field

The ACC Tournament is set to commence, and for the UM men’s basketball team, as an NCAA Tournament bubble team, it’s do-or-die time with one objective in mind: impress the selection committee enough to reach the proverbial big dance.

Regular season ends with blowout win over BC

Miami (18-11, 9-7 ACC) defeated Boston College (9-21, 4-12 ACC) 77-56 Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at the BankUnited Center.

Statement win over FSU boosts tourney hopes

UM students stormed the BankUnited Center floor at the final buzzer as a season-high crowd of 7,261 were on hand to witness a much-needed...

Canes control their own NCAA Tournament destiny

Selection Sunday looms as it is set for March 11, which is two-and-a-half weeks away. In that timeframe, Miami (16-10, 7-6 ACC) has three remaining ACC regular season games and the ACC tournament to finalize its tournament resume.

Canes back on track after win against Wake

Miami (16-9, 7-5 ACC), in front of a sparse student section, defeated Wake Forest (12-15, 3-10 ACC) 74-56 at the BankUnited Center, allowing Jim Larranaga to empty out his bench.

UNC deals Canes second straight loss

But Miami (15-9, 6-5 ACC), outscored by 14 in the second half, fell 73-64 to eighth-ranked North Carolina (22-4, 9-2 ACC) Wednesday night at the BankUnited Center to drop its second in a row against ranked conference foes.

Canes on five game streak after defeating Hokies, 65-49

For the first time in school history, the men’s basketball team, who moved from the Big East to the ACC in 2004, has won five consecutive ACC games. Miami (15-7, 6-3 ACC) defeated Virginia Tech (13-11, 2-7 ACC) 65-49 late Thursday at the BankUnited Center on a night where the Hurricanes never trailed.
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