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Miami falls to Duke in ACC semifinals, awaits Selection Sunday

“They got perhaps the most talent in the country,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said regarding Duke. “They’re a great team, they execute well and they have a lot of discipline.”

Jordan Miller scores last-second layup to beat Boston College in overtime

“Jordan Miller is the best offensive rebounder that I have ever coached,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said. “His ability to get to the ball and tap it in from any angle is amazing.”

Miami begins ACC Tournament against 13-seeded Boston College

“The regular season is a marathon because it has 20 games. Each of them has equal value in terms of trying to win your league. So, whether you finish, like Duke did, 16-4 and in first place, it doesn’t matter who you beat [because] … as long as you’ve got the best record in the league, you’ve won the marathon," Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said.

Men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga earns two-year contract extension

“I am excited to have Jim continue to lead our men’s basketball program,” Miami Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich said in a Miami Athletics release. “He is an outstanding ambassador on and off the court for Miami and for the game of college basketball. We look forward to many more seasons of success with Jim at the helm.”

Bright and resilient: Ja’Leah Williams won’t be stopped

"When I got here, I doubted myself with not getting playing time,” Williams said. “It actually gave me confidence knowing that the team needs me and I'm here for something and not just here to sit on the bench.”

Unable to rally late for ACC Tournament title, Miami falls to...

“They had a couple of amazing runs fueled by the crowd, fueled by emotion, and frankly our emotional fuel tank was a little empty on the fourth day,” Miami coach Katie Meier said. “If you're ever going to have an empty fuel tank, I think it is on the fourth day after playing three amazing teams to get here and then playing the best team in the conference on the last day and asking your kids to defend their brains out.”

Jordan Miller’s layup completes 18-point comeback for Hurricanes

“Jordan Miller is the best offensive rebounder on our team,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said. “For him to get that one at the end was real spectacular.”

Miami holds off No. 20 Notre Dame for spot in first-ever...

"I thought it was a great representation of what college athletics is supposed to be,” Miami coach Katie Meier said. You're supposed to be a high-level character, high-character individual to represent this amazing conference on a stage like that. Your coaching staff is supposed to play by the rules, do things the right way, encourage your players, and lift people up and both staffs do that."

Miami closes out regular season at Syracuse

Miami’s men’s basketball team will look to finish the 2021-22 regular season on a high note as it faces the Syracuse Orange on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

Canes keep rolling in ACC Tournament, advance to semifinals

Trailing by 15 points in the fourth quarter against a top-five opponent, many teams would fold, but not the Miami Hurricanes. They rode the hot hand in the final period, with redshirt senior Destiny Harden’s personal 15-0 scoring run, capped off by a game-winning fadeaway buzzer-beater to lift Miami over No. 4 Louisville, 61-59.

Jim Larrañaga earns 221st win for most in Miami men’s basketball...

“I don’t get emotional about anything individually. My whole goal has always been about the team,” Larrañaga said. “Individual honors are nice—they recognize people—but the most important thing for a coach is for the team to do well, for the players to win and feel good about themselves.”

Larrañaga becomes winningest coach in program history, Hurricanes handle business against...

The victory was Jim Larrañaga’s 221st as head coach of Miami, making him the men’s basketball program’s winningest coach of all time. The record previously belonged to Bruce Hale, who won 220 games as Miami’s head coach from 1954-1967.