Last year, it was Charlie Moore and Jordan Miller that transferred into the Miami men’s basketball program and invigorated the squad. This year, it is Nigel Pack, and now, Norchad Omier.
"After deep thought and careful consideration, taking full advantage of all we achieved this year, I will be declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft, while maintaining my eligibility," Wong wrote in a graphic posted on Twitter. "I'm extremely confident in what lies ahead."
Miami men's basketball head coach Jim Larrañaga has made his first transfer portal splash of the offseason, landing 2022 All-Big 12 First Team member Nijel Pack.
"When we got on campus, there was just a vibe and a feeling you get when you know it is the right decision,” Haley said. “I just think with coach Katie [Meier] and the leader she is and what she has done with the program, there is something that we were so attracted to, and I think we knew when leaving Miami that we wanted to come back."
“Obviously, Miami is home. It has become quite rare that a coach in any sport is able to plant such deep roots in a community,” Meier said. “Every day, I am grateful to represent this amazing university and to coach 17 years’ worth of outstanding student athletes. This is an exciting time at The U and I am thankful to be a part of all the success.”
Miami basketball’s Destiny Harden, Jordan Miller and Kameron McGusty joined women’s coach Katie Meier and men’s coach Jim Larrañaga at the Watsco Center on Tuesday to discuss the teams’ journey through the 2021-22 season.
“Oh, I’m coming back for sure,” Miller said. “We have unfinished business.”
After a bittersweet run comes to an end for the Hurricanes, a difficult transition may be around the corner as the team will be in for some massive changes heading into next year.
"I would not have taken this role if I didn't believe with my whole heart that we are going to build a program the whole university community will be proud of," Caputo said in the same release. "The tradition is here, the desire to win is here, the fanbase is here, and that's a great place to start ... GW fans and the worldwide network that this excellent university has around it are going to love what they see from our program."
“These memories, not this game, but all the memories that led up to it, they’ll have it for the rest of their life. They’ll be sharing these stories with their grandchildren,” Larrañaga said. “I know that because I share a lot of stories with my grandchildren.”
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