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GREENSBORO, N.C. A new season began for Miami on Friday afternoon.
The Hurricanes won the ACC regular-season title, but closed losing three of four games and falling out of favor with many national pundits. Once widely embraced, the Canes were being shunned as contenders, as the teeth of March neared.
This hasn't exactly been lost on the players, either. But they weren't too affected by the doubters before the conference season began, and they arent falling victim to the naysayers now. And that, senior guard Trey McKinney-Jones said, was why pulling away from Boston College in the quarterfinals of the 60th ACC Tournament is so important to the team's psyche.
It wasn't that top-seeded Miami beat No. 8 seed BC 69-58 but how it won. Sophomore point guard Shane Larkin scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 12 minutes, as Miami turned a 42-37 deficit into the 11-point victory.
The Canes can build off of this.
"Thats our point guard, thats our team leader,...
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Miami's Shane Larkin deserved to win ACC player of the year, but the culture of the ACC permitted otherwise. Now with 43 points and eight assists in two wins in the ACC Tournament, Larkin's putting on a show for the ACC faithful to take notice.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the championship game.
Shane Larkin added 23 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (26-6), who led the entire way and by 19 points late in the first half. Miami shot 46 percent...
Miami Hurricanes star Kenny Kadji has his interview bombed hard by teammate Julian Gamble after they buried Boston College in the 2013 ACC Tournament.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Shane Larkin and ninth-ranked Miami now have the program's first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship to go with its first regular-season title.
Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight coming in the final 2 minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late to beat North Carolina 87-77 in Sunday's final.
Trey McKinney Jones added a career...
Durand Scott scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 9 Miami
beat North Carolina State 81-71 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast
Conference tournament semifinals, earning its first trip to the
Shane Larkin scored 20 points and No. 9 Miami pulled away to beat Boston College 69-58 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Kenny Kadji added 15 points and Trey McKinney Jones finished with 12 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (25-6).
They withstood a serious scare from eighth-seeded BC (16-17), letting an early 13-point lead disappear before...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- Inside Carolina caught up with senior first baseman Cody Stubbs after the Friday night series opening loss to the Miami Hurricanes. Stubbs is the reigning ACC Player of the Week after his performance last weekend in Winston-Salem.
Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2 1/2 minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late and beat North Carolina 87-77 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday.
Trey McKinney Jones added a career-high 20 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (27-6), including the go-ahead 3-pointer from the left corner with 6:27 left that started Miami'...
Shane Larkin and ninth-ranked Miami now have the program's first ACC tournament championship to go with its first regular-season title.
Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight coming in the final 2 1/2 minutes, to help Miami pull away late to beat North Carolina 87-77 in Sunday's final.
Trey McKinney Jones added a career-high 20 for the top-seeded Hurricanes (27-6...
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Shane Larkin discusses his MVP performance in Miami's 87-77 win over North Carolina in the 2013 ACC Tournament.
Simply put, Miami's Shane Larkin was too good. UNC had no answer for him. Maybe a pre-ACL injury Dexter Strickland could have kept Larkin out of the lane but no one could. And once he broke down the defense it was easy pickings. Larkin found Trey McKinney-Jones multiple times and he cashed in on three after three that kept Miami close. Many of Miami's supporting cast hurt...
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Miami has never advanced to the ACC tournament championship while North Carolina State last reached one six years ago and hasn't won this event since 1987.
One of these teams will get a shot at the title, and the Wolfpack will have Lorenzo Brown on Saturday as they try to avenge a regular-season loss to the No. 9 Hurricanes.
Miami (25-6) has reached...