Down by as many as 17 in the second half, the Hurricanes (13-3, 2-1) came back to finish an improbable run with the help of McClinton, senior guard Lance Hurdle and junior guard James Dews’s eight points off the bench.
When head coach Frank Haith takes his jacket off, it’s a sign that it’s time for his Miami Hurricanes to buckle down. When the tie comes off, it’s a sign that his team is in big trouble. It was a tie-off kind of night at the BankUnited Center, but Haith and the Hurricanes emerged victorious, overcoming a 17-point second half defecit and crushing the Maryland Terrapins in a crucial home-court conference game, 62-60.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team defeated Robert Morris 70-62 for its third consecutive victory Sunday afternoon at the BankUnited Center.
Three Hurricanes finished with double-digits in points as Miami (6-2) defeated Florida International (4-6) 76-50 Friday night at the BankUnited Center.